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August was slightly milder and slightly drier than usual...

Summer was very pleasant, very warm and very dry...

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west of Birmingham 
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August was slightly milder and slightly drier than usual. Many dry, sunny and warm days, although temperatures tended to fall during the month. Dullest days were 14th, 20th and 28th.  Most rainfall fell 10th-12th and 23rd-26th, with a thunderstorm on the afternoon of 10th. Windiest days were 19th , 11th/12th, 16th, 24th and 26th .
The month continued the summerís warm and dry pattern, although less extreme than June and July.

Summer Stats
Jun, Jul, Aug 

  Summer has been very pleasant, very warm (mean and mmax temps ranking 2nd in 63 years here), and very dry (ranking 5th driest), with rainfall and raindays half the statistical normal.
A challenging summer for growing fruit and vegetables, some crops benefiting, other less happy with the exceptional conditions.

                this year  normal    anomaly
HiMax              32.9          34.9
MeanMax        24.4         20.6          +3.8 
LoMax             16.0           9.2                   
MEAN               18.4         15.7          +2.7 
HighMin           16.7         21.5       
MeanMin         12.4         10.9          +1.5
LoMin                5.9         -1.1                             
RAINFALL         94.3      195.4        48.3%
Raindays           23          40.4        -17.4
Wet Days           11          30.3        -19.3
V Wet Days         9          12.5         -3.5

Oktas                 4.1          5.4


22.3 mmax (C) 
12.2 mmin (C) 
17.3 mean(C)  +0.8 diff from av (C), the 11th highest here in 63 years.
30.4 high max (C) on 6th  
16.0 low max (C) on 24th  
16.4 high min (C) on 3rd
  5.9 low min (C) on 25th/30th


57.0 rain total (mm)
86.0 % of av 
10 raindays (days with >=0.2mm)
  6 wetdays (days with >=1mm)
  6 very wet days (days with >=5mm)
Thunderstorm on 10th 


No Ground or air frost recorded.
59% cloud cover percent
86% mean RH  


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