November 2016 was much colder than average, with only November 2010 being cooler. Rainfall and wind speeds were also below average.
The highest temperature recorded in the month was 14.1°C at 11:19 on the 15th. The lowest temperature was -2.0°C at 23:00 on the 29th, the lowest temperature since -2.7deg;C was recorded on March 8th. The monthly average temperature was 5.3°C, 1.6°C below the mean. The average daily high was 8.1°C, 1.7°C below the mean, and the average daily low was 2.6°C, 1.6°C below the mean. The warmest day was the 15th with an average temperature of 11.9°C, and the coldest day was the 29th with an average temperature of 0.6°C. The first air frost of the autumn / winter season was recorded on the 8th.
The highest dew point was 12.9°C at 08:35 on the 15th, with the lowest dew point being -3.6°C at 00:21 on the 30th. The monthly average dew point was 3.7°C. The highest wind chill was 14.0°C at 12:04 on the 15th, with the lowest wind chill being -2.7°C at 05:08 on the 19th. The average wind chill in the month was 4.6°C. There were 33.53 hours of sunshine in the month, with the sunniest day being the 2nd when 4.17 hours were recorded.
Rainfall was recorded on 21 days, totalling 57.0 millimetres, 6.7 millimetres below the November average. The wettest day was the 21st when 20.8 millimetres fell, this was the wettest day since July 19th 2014 when 21.6 millimetres was recorded. The highest rainfall rate was 64.4 millimetres per hour recorded at 13:48 on the 10th. 456.8 millimetres of rain have been recorded so far in 2016.
Winds were light in the month with the average wind speed being 2 mph, a November low. The average gust speed was 4 mph, also a November low. The highest wind speed recorded was 23 mph at 12:45 on the 17th, this was the highest wind speed of 2016. The highest gust speed was 47 mph at 12:43 on the 17th, also the highest of the year. The wind run was 1776.9 miles, again a November low, with the average wind direction being 188°.
The high barometric pressure was 1034.8 millibars at 11:18 on the 29th, with the lowest pressure being 981.1 millibars at 08:01 on the 20th. The average pressure for the month was 1013.6 millibars. The maximum humidity was 100%, with the minimum being 62% at 14:22 on the 28th. The monthly average humidity was 90%.
The maximum solar radiation was 527 w/m² at 12:10 on the 4th, with the average for the month being 37 w/m². The highest U. V. Index was 0.7 at 13:00 on the 11th.