Monthly Climate Summary for  January 2006  at Milhaguet (Carreau)
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Overall mean temperature was 3.0 ēC which is -0.5 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 5.8 ēC which is -0.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 0.1 ēC which is -0.2 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 6.1 ēC                 
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was -0.1 ēC              
  Highest day max was 12.3 ēC on  the   30          
  Lowest day max was -2.6 ēC on  the 28          
  Highest night min was 6.5 ēC on  the 19          
  Lowest night min was -5.6 ēC on  the 27          
  Lowest grass min was -9.3 ēC on  the 26          
                       
Total rainfall this month was 90.0 mm which is 89.1 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily fall was 20.0 mm on  the 8          
Number of hours with rain was 123.0 hrs              
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 86.1 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest no of wet hrs 21.0 hrs on  the 8          
  Highest equiv duration 16.8 hrs on  the 8          
  Mean rainfall intensity 1.05 mm/h              
                       
Total sunshine this month was 11.1 hrs which is 74.0 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was 12.2 hrs which is 74.0 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily sun was 1.3 hrs on  the 29          
                       
Maximum  snow depth  was 12.0 cm on  the  28          
                       
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1022.6 mbar which is +3.4 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1031.2 mbar on  the 11          
  Lowest pressure at 09Z 1011.7 mbar on  the 1          
                       
Number of days with:                    
Air Frost 15   0.2mm rain 16   No  sun 12   Snow lying 5  
Grnd Frost 19   1.0mm 12   3h  sun 0   Snow/sleet 4  
Max < 0ēC 2   5mm 4   6h  sun 0   Hail 0  
Max > 10 2   10mm 4   9h  sun 0   Thunder 0  
Max > 20 0   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 9  
Max > 30 0   50mm 0   15h sun 0   Gale 0  
                       
Notable events during the month:                
Snowed heavily on the 28th with the temperature around -4°C;  up to 18cm by late evening, but thawed quickly next day