Monthly Climate Summary for  August  1993 at Whipsnade,  Beds
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Overall mean temperature was 14.5 ēC which is -1.4 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 19.4 ēC which is -1.1 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 9.5 ēC which is -1.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 19.4 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 9.5 ēC                
  Highest day max was 24.3 ēC on  the   14            
  Lowest day max was 15.3 ēC on  the 25            
  Highest night min was 14.0 ēC on  the 20            
  Lowest night min was 5.6 ēC on  the 25            
  Lowest grass min was   ēC on  the              
                         
Total rainfall this month was 41.0 mm which is 74.5 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 17.3 mm on  the 11            
Number of hours with rain was                    
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was   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   mm/hr                
                         
Total CS sunshine this month was 197.6 hrs which is 106.8 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 12.0 hrs on  the 13            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the               
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1019.9 mbar which is 3.8 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1031.7 mbar on  the 17            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 1004.4 mbar on  the 12            
                         
Number of days with:                      
Air Frost 0   0.2mm rain 7   No  sun 0   Snow lying 0    
Grnd Frost 0   1.0mm 6   3h  sun 24   Snow/sleet 0    
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 3   6h  sun 18   Hail 0    
Max > 10 31   10mm 2   9h  sun 8   Thunder 0    
Max > 20 11   25mm 0   12h sun 1   Fog at 09Z 0    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
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