Monthly Climate Summary for  August  2006  at Milhaguet (Carreau)
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                  Dry warm first week, then cool and cloudy with frequent showers. Little thunder     Back Forward
                       
Overall mean temperature was 17.1 ēC which is -1.0 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 24.3 ēC which is -0.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 9.8 ēC which is -1.2 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 24.3 ēC                 
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 9.8 ēC              
  Highest day max was 29.9 ēC on  the   7          
  Lowest day max was 19.1 ēC on  the 2          
  Highest night min was 14.1 ēC on  the 1          
  Lowest night min was 5.9 ēC on  the 30          
  Lowest grass min was 6.0 ēC on  the 11          
                       
Total rainfall this month was 62.6 mm which is 79.2 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily fall was 14.6 mm on  the 29          
Number of hours with rain was 59.0 hrs              
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 41.3 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest no of wet hrs 9.0 hrs on  the 29          
  Highest equiv duration 7.2 hrs on  the 29          
  Mean rainfall intensity 1.52 mm/h              
                       
Total sunshine this month was 140.8 hrs which is 61.2 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was 154.9 hrs which is 61.2 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily sun was 9.0 hrs on  the 23          
                       
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the             
                       
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1016.2 mbar which is -1.2 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1025.6 mbar on  the 21          
  Lowest pressure at 09Z 1002.3 mbar on  the 17          
                       
Number of days with:                    
Air Frost 0   0.2mm rain 16   No  sun 0   Snow lying 0  
Grnd Frost 0   1.0mm 11   3h  sun 22   Snow/sleet 0  
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 4   6h  sun 9   Hail 0  
Max > 10 31   10mm 2   9h  sun 2   Thunder 1  
Max > 20 30   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 0  
Max > 30 0   50mm 0   15h sun 0   Gale 0  
                       
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