Monthly Climate Summary for November 2008 at Whipsnade (The Lodge), Beds
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                 Dull and rather cold till the 6th then unsettled; cold but bright from the 21st     back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 6.2 ēC which is +0.6 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 8.3 ēC which is 0.0 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 4.0 ēC which is +1.1 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 8.5 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 3.4 ēC                
  Highest day max was 12.9 ēC on  the   15            
  Lowest day max was 1.0 ēC on  the 30            
  Highest night min was 9.7 ēC on  the 16            
  Lowest night min was -4.4 ēC on  the 23            
  Lowest grass min was -9.3 ēC on  the 23            
                         
Total rainfall this month was 96.1 mm which is 145.6 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 23.7 mm on  the 1            
Number of hours with rain was                    
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 90.8 hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on  the              
  Highest duration   hrs on  the              
  Mean rainfall intensity 1.06 mm/hr                
                         
Total CS sunshine this month was 47.6 hrs which is 68.6 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 6.7 hrs on  the 11            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was TR cm on  the  23            
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1013.8 mbar which is -0.6 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1031.9 mbar on  the 17            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 995.0 mbar on  the 29            
                         
Number of days with:                      
Air Frost 6   0.2mm rain 19   No  sun 14   Snow lying 0    
Grnd Frost 12   1.0mm 15   3h  sun 7   Snow/sleet 2    
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 7   6h  sun 1   Hail 1    
Max > 10 9   10mm 2   9h  sun 0   Thunder 0    
Max > 20 0   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 6    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
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