October 2017 was a very dry month. Just 12.6mm of rain were recorded, the driest October since 1995 and the 11th driest since 1797.
The monthly mean finished 13.1C, 1.3C above average and the seventh warmer than average month this year.
Some 81 hours of sunshine were recorded, 76 per cent of average – the 4th duller than average month in a row. Just three months have been sunnier than normal in 2017!
Air frosts: 0, Ground frosts: 2
The first half of November looks like it will be predominantly anticyclonic. Expect lots of calm weather with the usual frost and fog.
Here follows the full weather diary for October…Full stats for the month here:http://1drv.ms/1rSfT7Y