Monthly Climate Summary for October 2007 at Luton (Cranleigh Gardens)
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     Two very wet days otherwise largely dry; mostly cloudy;  variable temperatures   back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 10.7 ēC which is +0.2 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 14.4 ēC which is +0.3 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 7.0 ēC which is +0.1 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 14.4 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 6.7 ēC                
  Highest day max was 17.5 ēC on  the   4            
  Lowest day max was 9.6 ēC on  the 25            
  Highest night min was 14.0 ēC on  the 13            
  Lowest night min was -0.4 ēC on  the 21            
  Lowest grass min was -3.8 ēC on  the 23            
                         
Total rainfall this month was 61.5 mm which is 87.5 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 27.4 mm on  the 16            
Number of hours with rain was                    
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 36.7 hrs which is 77.6 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on  the              
  Highest duration 14.6 hrs on  the 4            
  Mean rainfall intensity 1.68 mm/hr                
                         
Total CS sunshine this month was 88.9 hrs which is 83.5 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was   hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily sun was 8.1 hrs on  the 4            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the               
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1024.3 mbar which is 8.9 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1038.0 mbar on  the 20            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 1012.2 mbar on  the 29            
                         
Air Frost 2   0.2mm rain 11   No  sun 11   Snow lying 0    
Grnd Frost 9   1.0mm 5   3h  sun 11   Snow/sleet 0    
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 2   6h  sun 10   Hail 0    
Max > 10 29   10mm 2   9h  sun 0   Thunder 0    
Max > 20 0   25mm 2   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 1    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
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