Weather re­port

The Galloway News - - COUNTRYSID­E -

Novem­ber was a dull, wet month with near nor­mal tem­per­a­tures, ac­cord­ing to me­te­o­rol­o­gist Ge­off Monk of Lau­rieston Weather Cen­tre.

Max­i­mum tem­per­a­tures over the pe­riod av­er­aged 9.9C, very close to the long term mean.

Min­i­mum read­ings for the month av­er­aged 4.8C, also close to what would be ex­pected for the last month of au­tumn.

Six air frosts and 14 ground frosts were recorded at Lau­rieston with the cold­est night fall­ing on the 27th, when the mer­cury dipped to -3.7C.

High­est tem­per­a­ture by day came on the 7th, when a balmy 13.5C was recorded.

Rain­fall broke the av­er­age trend in an oth­er­wise un­ex­cep­tional month, to­talling 271mm (11 inches).

Wettest day fell on the 13th when al­most two inches (49.7mm) of rain fell.

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