Monthly Climate Summary for   April   2005  at Milhaguet (Carreau)
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Overall mean temperature was 10.6 ēC which is +0.3 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 16.4 ēC which is -0.3 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 4.7 ēC which is +0.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 16.4 ēC                 
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 4.7 ēC              
  Highest day max was 31.0 ēC on  the   30          
  Lowest day max was 8.1 ēC on  the 9          
  Highest night min was 14.6 ēC on  the 30          
  Lowest night min was -0.6 ēC on  the 10          
  Lowest grass min was -2.9 ēC on  the 14          
                       
Total rainfall this month was 110.7 mm which is 160.4 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily fall was 24.6 mm on  the 14          
Number of hours with rain was 119.0 hrs              
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 83.3 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest no of wet hrs 14.0 hrs on  the 14          
  Highest equiv duration 11.2 hrs on  the 14          
  Mean rainfall intensity 1.33 mm/h              
                       
Total sunshine this month was 179.8 hrs which is 94.6 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was 197.8 hrs which is 94.6 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily sun was 10.8 hrs on  the 29          
                       
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the             
                       
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1016.1 mbar which is +0.9 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1028.4 mbar on  the 10          
  Lowest pressure at 09Z 1005.3 mbar on  the 18          
                       
Number of days with:                    
Air Frost 2   0.2mm rain 17   No  sun 0   Snow lying 0  
Grnd Frost 12   1.0mm 15   3h  sun 26   Snow/sleet 2  
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 8   6h  sun 14   Hail 4  
Max > 10 27   10mm 2   9h  sun 5   Thunder 2  
Max > 20 5   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 0  
Max > 30 1   50mm 0   15h sun 0   Gale 0  
                       
Notable events during the month:                
                       
This was the second consecutive very wet April, though not quite as wet as last year
The max of 31.0ēC on the 30th was the highest in April since at least 1990; at Limoges this was the hottest April day since 1949