Monthly Climate Summary for December 2008 at Milhaguet, Haute Vienne
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Mostly rather cold apart from the week before Christmas. Very dry second half.       back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 3.3 ēC which is -0.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 5.9 ēC which is -1.3 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 0.8 ēC which is -0.3 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 5.9 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 0.3 ēC                
  Highest day max was 12.6 ēC on  the   24            
  Lowest day max was 0.4 ēC on  the 16            
  Highest night min was 4.8 ēC on  the 4            
  Lowest night min was -4.1 ēC on  the 11            
  Lowest grass min was   ēC on  the              
                         
Total rainfall this month was 73.4 mm which is 62.2 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 23.1 mm on  the 4            
Number of hours with rain was                    
AWS  rainfall duration was 23.8 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on  the              
  Highest duration 7.3 hrs on  the 4            
  Mean rainfall intensity 3.08 mm/hr                
                         
Total est sunshine this month was 12.5 hrs which is 250.0 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 1.2 hrs on  the 15            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the               
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1020.9 mbar which is +2.3 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1040.3 mbar on  the 21            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 996.1 mbar on  the 14            
                         
Total number of days with:                      
Air Frost 13   0.2mm rain 15   No  sun 9   Snow lying 0    
Grnd Frost 0   1.0mm 9   3h  sun 0   Snow/sleet 5    
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 4   6h  sun 0   Hail 0    
Max > 10 2   10mm 3   9h  sun 0   Thunder 0    
Max > 20 0   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 8    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
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