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November Milder and Duller

Armagh Observatory reports that November 2007 was much milder and somewhat duller and drier than average.

The mean monthly temperature was 8.8 degrees Celsius (47.8 degrees Fahrenheit), which is more than two degrees Celsius above average. The maximum temperature was 16.1 degrees C on the 1st. There were seven nights with grass frost and three with air frost.

The number of hours of sunshine was 36.8, that is, about one-third less than the monthly average. Rainfall amounted to 58.9 mm (2.32 inches), that is, almost one quarter less than the average. The wettest day was the 17th, with 22.5 mm of precipitation.

These data refer to observations at Armagh Observatory, which has been recording the weather at Armagh since 1795.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: John McFarland at the Armagh Observatory, College Hill, Armagh, BT61 9DG. Tel.: 028-3752-2928; FAX: 028-3752-7174; jmfat signarm.ac.uk; URL: climate.arm.ac.uk.

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Last Revised: 2008 january 7th
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