Monthly Climate Summary for October 2006 at Milhaguet (Carreau)
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                     A warm month, especially by night; damaging gale on the 3rd     Back Forward
                       
Overall mean temperature was 14.2 ēC which is +2.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 17.8 ēC which is +1.2 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 10.5 ēC which is +4.4 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 17.8 ēC              
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 10.5 ēC              
  Highest day max was 22.3 ēC on  the   28          
  Lowest day max was 12.5 ēC on  the 3          
  Highest night min was 14.7 ēC on  the 1          
  Lowest night min was 5.0 ēC on  the 5          
  Lowest grass min was 2.0 ēC on  the 5          
                       
Total rainfall this month was 82.4 mm which is 95.8 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily fall was 20.0 mm on  the 2          
Number of hours with rain was 67.0 hrs              
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 46.9 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest no of wet hrs 11.0 hrs on  the 20          
  Highest equiv duration 8.8 hrs on  the 20          
  Mean rainfall intensity 1.76 mm/h              
                       
Total sunshine this month was 41.5 hrs which is 55.3 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was 45.7 hrs which is 55.3 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily sun was 3.0 hrs on  the 10          
                       
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the             
                       
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1013.9 mbar which is -+4.3 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1027.8 mbar on  the 28          
  Lowest pressure at 09Z 997.1 mbar on  the 3          
                       
Number of days with:                    
Air Frost 0   0.2mm rain 17   No  sun 1   Snow lying 0  
Grnd Frost 0   1.0mm 11   3h  sun 1   Snow/sleet 0  
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 6   6h  sun 0   Hail 0  
Max > 10 31   10mm 3   9h  sun 0   Thunder 4  
Max > 20 6   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 1  
Max > 30 0   50mm 0   15h sun 0   Gale 1  
                       
Notable events during the month:                
2nd was a very warm and humid day with spectacular lightning and some thunder in the evening. As cold air kicked in on the morning              
of the 3rd, the wind veered westerly and increased dramatically for 2-3 hours, gusts estimated at 70mph. A good deal of damage to
trees, phone and power lines. Electricity out for 11 hours.