Monthly Climate Summary for November 2010 at Whipsnade (The Lodge), Beds
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              Coldest November since 1993 despite warm start; last week exceptionally cold   back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 4.3 ēC which is -1.3 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 6.7 ēC which is -1.6 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 1.9 ēC which is -1.0 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 6.8 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 1.7 ēC                
  Highest day max was 15.8 ēC on  the   4            
  Lowest day max was -1.8 ēC on  the 28            
  Highest night min was 13.3 ēC on  the 4            
  Lowest night min was -7.3 ēC on  the 28            
  Lowest grass min was -13.1 ēC on  the 28            
                         
Total rainfall this month was 49.9 mm which is 75.6 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 13.8 mm on  the 5            
Number of hours with rain was                    
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 70.8 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 0.70 mm/hr                
                         
Total CS sunshine this month was 61.5 hrs which is 88.6 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 7.5 hrs on  the 16            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the               
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1006.5 mbar which is -7.9 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1022.3 mbar on  the 16            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 971.2 mbar on  the 8            
                         
Number of days with:                      
Air Frost 14   0.2mm rain 17   No  sun 9   Snow lying 4    
Grnd Frost 17   1.0mm 11   3h  sun 11   Snow/sleet 4    
Max < 0ēC 4   5mm 3   6h  sun 3   Hail 0    
Max > 10 7   10mm 1   9h  sun 0   Thunder 0    
Max > 20 0   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 3    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
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