Monthly Climate Summary for  October 2007 at Whipsnade (The Lodge)
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                               Largely dry, but with two isolated heavy falls on the 9th and 16th       back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 9.9 ēC which is +0.1 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 13.5 ēC which is +0.5 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 6.4 ēC which is -0.3 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 13.5 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 6.3 ēC                
  Highest day max was 16.5 ēC on  the   4            
  Lowest day max was 8.8 ēC on  the 25            
  Highest night min was 13.5 ēC on  the 13            
  Lowest night min was -0.7 ēC on  the 21            
  Lowest grass min was -5.0 ēC on  the 23            
                         
Total rainfall this month was 60.8 mm which is 89.4 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 28.4 mm on  the 16            
Number of hours with rain was                    
TSR rainfall duration was 40.8 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on  the              
  Highest duration 14.6 hrs on  the 16            
  Mean rainfall intensity 1.49 mm/hr                
                         
Total CS sunshine this month was 102.0 hrs which is 95.8 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 9.3 hrs on  the 20            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the               
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1024.5 mbar which is +9.1 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1037.4 mbar on  the 20            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 1013.1 mbar on  the 29            
                         
Number of days with:                      
Air Frost 2   0.2mm rain 9   No  sun 8   Snow lying 0    
Grnd Frost 10   1.0mm 5   3h  sun 12   Snow/sleet 0    
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 2   6h  sun 9   Hail 0    
Max > 10 28   10mm 2   9h  sun 1   Thunder 0    
Max > 20 0   25mm 1   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 4    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
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