Monthly Climate Summary for  March  2008 at Milhaguet, Haute Vienne
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              A wet and cold month with a shortage of sunshine and wintry showers       back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 6.3 ēC which is -1.1 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 9.6 ēC which is -3.1 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 2.9 ēC which is +0.9 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 9.6 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 2.7 ēC                
  Highest day max was 18.6 ēC on  the   15            
  Lowest day max was 4.8 ēC on  the 4            
  Highest night min was 8.9 ēC on  the 12            
  Lowest night min was -3.6 ēC on  the 6            
  Lowest grass min was   ēC on  the              
                         
Total rainfall this month was 163.3 mm which is 189.9 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 22.7 mm on  the 15            
Number of hours with rain was                    
AWS  rainfall duration was 49.2 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on  the              
  Highest duration 7.1 hrs on  the 11            
  Mean rainfall intensity 3.32 mm/hr                
                         
Total est sunshine this month was 94.9 hrs which is 73.0 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was   hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily sun was 7.9 hrs on  the 18            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 1.0 cm on  the               
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1015.6 mbar which is -1.8 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1032.4 mbar on  the 5            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 997.1 mbar on  the 22            
                         
Total number of days with:                      
Air Frost 6   0.2mm rain 24   No  sun 3   Snow lying 3    
Grnd Frost 0   1.0mm 20   3h  sun 14   Snow/sleet 6    
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 12   6h  sun 4   Hail 1    
Max > 10 14   10mm 5   9h  sun 0   Thunder 1    
Max > 20 0   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 4    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
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