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October was sunny and warm

Monday 31 October 2011

October was a warm and sunny month with less rain than average, the KNMI weather bureau said on Monday.

The average temperature this month was 11.4 Celsius, 0.7 of a degree higher than normal for this time of year.

There were 149 hours of sunshine, compared with 113 in an average October and just 69 mm of rain. However, the north was considerably wetter than the south, the KNMI said.

© DutchNews.nl


Readers' Comments

'Wondering if that extra 0.7 degree more was enough to warrant leaving off the heating?

By The visitor | 31 October 2011 2:46 PM

Any fool could have told us October was warm and sunny. We lived through it, right? Amazing. What facts will the weather bureau astound us with next?

By Mick Marsh | 31 October 2011 5:16 PM

Calm before the storm?

Might be a rough winter ahead?

By Henk | 31 October 2011 8:19 PM

@ Mick Marsh: and to think that some bugger was paid a SALARY to release this unexciting conclusion, OMG, we are now up to date with October's weather and have gained yet more useful knowledge! Dag, KNMI!

By The visitor | 1 November 2011 8:35 PM

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