November 2018 was warmer than average (7.6°C versus an average of 6.8), drier than average (40.40 mm versus an average total of 60.29) and windier than average (a wind run of 3325 miles versus an average of 2738). It was an unspectacular month with no records broken.
The maximum temperature in the month was 14.1°C recorded at 14:28 on the 6th. The minimum temperature was -0.8°C recorded at 04:38 on the 22nd, with the monthly average being 7.6°C. The average daily high temperature was 10.1°C (0.6°C above the mean), with the average daily low temperature being 5.1°C (1.1°C above the mean). The warmest day was the 6th with an average temperature of 11.7°C. The coldest day was the 22nd with an average temperature of 2.3°C.
The highest dew point was 12.1°C at 13:16 on the 28th. The minimum dew point was -1.8°C at 04:38 on the 22nd. The monthly average dew point was 6.0°C. The high wind chill was 13.5°C at 14:27 on the 6th, with the low wind chill being -1.9°C at 03:08 on the 22nd. The average monthly wind chill was 6.5°C. The maximum heat index was 14.1°C recorded at 14:28 on the 6th. There were 18.2 hours of sunshine, with the sunniest day being the 2nd when 4.07 hours were recorded.
Precipitation in the month was 40.4 millimetres, recorded on 20 days, making the November mean 58.2 millimetres. The yearly total is now 477.6 millimetres, slightly below normal for the end of November. The wettest day was the 27th when 9.6 millimetres of rain fell. The highest rain rate was 44.6 millimetres per hour, recorded on the 7th at 14:39. No snow was recorded.
The highest barometric pressure was 1030.7 millibars at 10:17 on the 18th, with the lowest barometric pressure being 987.2 millibars at 01:31 on the 10th. The average pressure in the month was 1010.2 millibars. The highest humidity was 100% and the monthly average humidity was 90%. The lowest humidity was 66% at 15:32 on the 1st.
The highest wind gust speed was 34 mph recorded at 12:03 on the 29th. The maximum wind speed was 22 mph at 12:10 on the 29th. The wind run was 3325.4 miles. The average gust speed in the month was 7.2 mph, 0.5 mph above the mean. The average wind speed was 4.7 mph, also 0.5 mph above the mean. The predominant direction was south south easterly (146°).
The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 12:15 on the 3rd was 570 w/m², the highest ever recorded in November. The average solar radiation for the month was 30 w/m². The highest U.V. Index was 0.9 recorded at 12:14 on the 3rd.