Alvechurch amateur weatherman Phil Thomas records the changes.
The first few days of December brought lots of sunshine and night frosts. Since then it has turned wet and sometimes very windy. Because of the changeable weather, the temperatures have increased to well above the normal. No sign of snow yet . . .
December 2019 (to the 13th)
Mean Max 8.6C 1.5 above average
Mean Min 1.8C 0.3 above average
Mean 5.2C 0.9 above average
Rainfall 41.5mm 60% of average
Sunshine 39.5 hrs 82% of average
November overall was a dull, wet and chilly month. Rainfall of 149.5mm was 191% of the local 30-year mean – so October and November had 261.6mm, nearly a third of the year’s entire rainfall.
It was the wettest November since 1992 (161.6mm). There were two very wet days, the 13th and 14th, when 46.8mm fell over a 48-hour period with local flooding.
Mean Max 8.7C 1.1 below average
Mean Min 3.8C 0.2 above average
Mean 6.2C 0.5 below average
Rainfall 149.5mm 191% of average
Sunshine 53.8 hrs 89% of average
It looks as if unsettled and sometimes windy conditions will dominate towards the new year, with temperatures near to or somewhat above average overall, but with the usual day-to-day variations. However, in quieter spells, it is likely to be colder generally, with an increased risk of frost and fog.
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