November 2013 – Weather statistics for Watford & UK

November turned out to be quite a benign month with close to average rainfall & sunshine wise. With very few frosts as the month has been dominated my westerly winds especially in the first half of the month.

Punting in November at Cambridge, UK

Temperature wise it has been a below average month but only slightly -0.4c on the (Central England Temperature) CET series.
The highest temperature was 16.5c at Exeter Airport in Devon on the 6th. The lowest -8.1c at Braemar, Aberdeenshire on the 25th.

November was the first month that has been below average since June 2013. 

Summary for November 2013 in Watford

It has been a relatively warm month for November with the highest temperature of 14.8c on the 2nd. There have only been 4 frosts but lots of showery days, the largest amount of rain falling on the 8th.

These statistics come from my weather station in Watford.

Temperature (°C):
Mean (min+max) 6.7
Mean Minimum 3.3
Mean Maximum 10.1
Minimum -2.9 day 19
Maximum 14.8 day 02
Highest Minimum 10.0 day 01
Lowest Maximum 5.8 day 20
Air frosts 4

Rainfall (mm):
Total for month 52.5
Wettest day 17.7 day 03
High rain rate 10.8 day 08
Rain days 17
Dry days 13

Wind (mph):
Highest Gust 15.2 day 03
Average Speed 0.1
Wind Run 56.7 miles
Gale days 0

Pressure (mb):
Maximum 1040.1 day 25
Minimum 995.4 day 03

Autumn 2013
This season has been distinctly average temperature, rainfall and sunshine. The only major weather event being the storm on the 28th October. More about the storm can be seen on the Met Office Video below.



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