Monthly Climate Summary for  March  2010 at Milhaguet, Haute Vienne
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Overall mean temperature was 6.6 ēC which is -0.9 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 11.6 ēC which is -1.4 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 1.7 ēC which is -0.3 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 11.6 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 1.6 ēC                
  Highest day max was 20.7 ēC on  the   17            
  Lowest day max was -2.4 ēC on  the 10            
  Highest night min was 9.5 ēC on  the 24            
  Lowest night min was -7.1 ēC on  the 11            
  Lowest grass min was   ēC on  the              
                         
Total rainfall this month was 121.3 mm which is 141.1 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 29.3 mm on  the 25            
Number of hours with rain was                    
AWS  rainfall duration was 31.8 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on  the              
  Highest duration 5.3 hrs on  the 31            
  Mean rainfall intensity 3.82 mm/hr                
                         
Total est sunshine this month was 143.3 hrs which is 110.2 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 8.1 hrs on  the 22            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 1.0 cm on  the               
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1018.9 mbar which is +1.5 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1032.4 mbar on  the 14            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 997.4 mbar on  the 30            
                         
Total number of days with:                      
Air Frost 12   0.2mm rain 15   No  sun 1   Snow lying 1    
Grnd Frost 0   1.0mm 12   3h  sun 23   Snow/sleet 3    
Max < 0ēC 1   5mm 7   6h  sun 11   Hail 1    
Max > 10 17   10mm 4   9h  sun 0   Thunder 1    
Max > 20 4   25mm 1.07   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 1    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
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