Monthly Climate Summary for  August  2001  at Milhaguet (Carreau)
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Overall mean temperature was 19.9 ēC which is +1.6 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 26.8 ēC which is +1.0 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 13.0 ēC which is +2.2 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 26.8 ēC              
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 13.0 ēC              
  Highest day max was 33.6 ēC on  the   24          
  Lowest day max was 19.7 ēC on  the 6          
  Highest night min was 17.8 ēC on  the 2          
  Lowest night min was 5.9 ēC on  the 11          
  Lowest grass min was 5.6 ēC on  the 10          
                       
Total rainfall this month was 51.7 mm which is 60.8 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily fall was 20.9 mm on  the 29          
Number of hours with rain was 0.0 hrs              
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 0.0 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest no of wet hrs 0.0 hrs on  the            
  Highest equiv duration 0.0 hrs on  the            
                       
Total sunshine this month was 216.1 hrs which is 101.0 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was 237.7 hrs which is 101.0 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily sun was 10.3 hrs on  the 11          
                       
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the             
                       
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z   mbar which is   mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average
  Highest pressure at 09Z   mbar on  the            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z mbar on  the            
                       
Number of days with:                    
Air Frost 0   0.2mm rain 14   No  sun 0   Snow lying 0  
Grnd Frost 0   1.0mm 9   3h  sun 28   Snow/sleet 0  
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 3   6h  sun 19   Hail 0  
Max > 10 31   10mm 2   9h  sun 11   Thunder 0  
Max > 20 30   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 0  
Max > 30 9   50mm 0   15h sun 0   Gale 0  
                       
Notable events during the month:                
Heatwave 22nd-28th with maxima of around 30-34ēC on seven consecutive days