Monthly Climate Summary for  August  2007 at Whipsnade (The Lodge),  Beds
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                     Dull, wet and cold 13th-23rd, otherwise dry with long sunny spells       back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 15.0 ēC which is -0.9 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 19.8 ēC which is -0.7 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 10.1 ēC which is -1.2 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 19.9 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 10.0 ēC                
  Highest day max was 27.4 ēC on  the   5            
  Lowest day max was 14.5 ēC on  the 22            
  Highest night min was 15.7 ēC on  the 15            
  Lowest night min was 5.3 ēC on  the 10            
  Lowest grass min was 1.8 ēC on  the 10            
                         
Total rainfall this month was 66.4 mm which is 120.7 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 13.6 mm on  the 18            
Number of hours with rain was                    
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 80.4 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on  the              
  Highest duration 15.0 hrs on  the 21            
  Mean rainfall intensity 0.83 mm/hr                
                         
Total CS sunshine this month was 194.9 hrs which is 105.4 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 14.1 hrs on  the 5            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the               
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1016.5 mbar which is +0.4 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1030.3 mbar on  the 26            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 995.6 mbar on  the 15            
                         
Number of days with:                      
Air Frost 0   0.2mm rain 15   No  sun 4   Snow lying 0    
Grnd Frost 0   1.0mm 9   3h  sun 20   Snow/sleet 0    
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 5   6h  sun 15   Hail 0    
Max > 10 31   10mm 3   9h  sun 14   Thunder 1    
Max > 20 13   25mm 0   12h sun 3   Fog at 09Z 2    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
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