Monthly Climate Summary for February 1994  at Whipsnade, Beds
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                            Changeable and rather cold;  wintry between the 13th and 25th     back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 2.6 ēC which is -0.4 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 5.1 ēC which is -0.7 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 0.0 ēC which is -0.2 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 5.4 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was -0.3 ēC                
  Highest day max was 10.7 ēC on  the   27            
  Lowest day max was -1.2 ēC on  the 14            
  Highest night min was 5.3 ēC on  the 28            
  Lowest night min was -6.1 ēC on  the 21            
  Lowest grass min was   ēC on  the              
                         
Total rainfall this month was 62.9 mm which is 125.8 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 10.0 mm on  the 1            
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 66.2 hrs which is 94.3 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 8.0 hrs on  the 7            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 8.0 cm on  the  22            
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1012.7 mbar which is -2.5 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1028.3 mbar on  the 12            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 991.0 mbar on  the 3            
                         
Number of days with:                      
Air Frost 14   0.2mm rain 16   No  sun 8   Snow lying 6    
Grnd Frost   1.0mm 11   3h  sun 10   Snow/sleet 9    
Max < 0ēC 1   5mm 6   6h  sun 3   Hail 1    
Max > 10 3   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    
                         
Notable events during the month:                  
Snow lay 7cm deep on the morning of the 15th, and 8cm deep on the 23rd            
                         
                         
The sun shone for 45h in the first 12 days, and just 21h during the remaining 16 days