NOVEMBER 2016 - COOLER AND WETTER BUT ALSO SUNNIER THAN AVERAGE.
WEATHER: The first three weeks of the month were changeable with frequent rainfall as a chain of Atlantic low pressure systems crossed the UK. The last week of November was settled but cold with high pressure dominating the weather.
TEMPERATURE: Mean 1.1 °C below average. The first fortnight of November was consistently cool but this was followed by a rather mild spell. The last week of the month turned colder, with hard frosts on the last three days.
RAINFALL: 99.2 mm, 131% of site average. 20 days with rainfall recorded, virtually all of the rainfall fell in the first three weeks while the last week was very dry. No snow fell in the month.
SUNSHINE: 75.9 hours, a little above average. The month was largely a mixture of fairly sunny and cloudy days, but the last three days gave near unbroken sunshine. There were 5 days with no sunshine.
Full monthly stats for November 2016.