OCTOBER 2015 - DRY, CALM AND RATHER DULL.
WEATHER: Rather dry, settled and anticyclonic for much of the month; with a couple of short unsettled and wetter spells. Winds mainly light, and very cloudy in the second half of the month. In general, Atlantic low pressure and storms stayed well to the west of the area.
TEMPERATURE: Mean 0.03 °C below average. Fairly warm start to the month, becoming generally cool during daytime from the 12th to 26th although the nights less so. A warm end to October. There were no air frosts.
RAINFALL: 42.8 mm, 51% of site average. The 7th to 20th was on the whole dry for the time of year with just showers or drizzle. Most of the month's rainfall fell on the 5th/6th and the 28th.
SUNSHINE: 85.2 hours well below average. The first fortnight was reasonably sunny but the last 17 days of the month were generally cloudy and often dull.
Full monthly stats for October 2015.