Monthly Climate Summary for  April  2004 at Milhaguet (Carreau)
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Overall mean temperature was 9.1 ēC which is -1.3 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 14.1 ēC which is -2.9 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 4.0 ēC which is +0.2 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 14.2 ēC              
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 4.0 ēC              
  Highest day max was 24.0 ēC on  the   21          
  Lowest day max was 7.7 ēC on  the 10          
  Highest night min was 8.5 ēC on  the 22          
  Lowest night min was -2.2 ēC on  the 10          
  Lowest grass min was -6.6 ēC on  the 10          
                       
Total rainfall this month was 121.0 mm which is 170.4 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily fall was 29.7 mm on  the 28          
Number of hours with rain was 130.0 hrs              
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 91.0 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest no of wet hrs 13.0 hrs on  the 28          
  Highest equiv duration 10.4 hrs on  the 28          
                       
Total sunshine this month was 148.1 hrs which is 85.6 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was 162.9 hrs which is 85.6 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily sun was 10.4 hrs on  the 26          
                       
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the  1          
                       
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1014.2 mbar which is -0.8 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1026.5 mbar on  the 4          
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 995.2 mbar on  the 18          
                       
Number of days with:                    
Air Frost 5   0.2mm rain 22   No  sun 2   Snow lying 0  
Grnd Frost 15   1.0mm 19   3h  sun 18   Snow/sleet 0  
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 6   6h  sun 12   Hail 3  
Max > 10 27   10mm 4   9h  sun 6   Thunder 1  
Max > 20 4   25mm 1   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 0  
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0  
                       
Notable events during the month:                
Warm and sunny 21st and 24th-27th                
Cool Easter, and very cool and rainy last few days