This year’s October storm day figures equal a record set back in October 1981. There are storms on just 6 days in an average October.
Meanwhile, relative humidity levels were also “very abnormal” at just 82%, 3% below the normal October average of 85%.
At 12.8°C the average temperatures was abnormally high. Normally, October temperatures average just 11.1°C. Average minimum temperatures were also abnormally high at 9.5°C. This is 1.7°C higher than the normal average of 7.8°C.
The average minimum temperature (16.3°C), the 109.5 hours of sunlight, the 19 days of rain and the 77.5mm of rain that fell were all normal figures for October.