seasonal Averages and Totals for Autumn 2020

*Anomaly figures compare values to 30 year averages*

Anomaly

Date

Temperatures

(ยบ C)

Mean seasonal

11.2

+0.5

Warmest day

28.8

15/9

Coldest day

7.0

27/11

Average maximum

14.7

+0.5

Warmest night

14.4

9/9

Coldest night

-1.8

27/11

Average minimum

7.6

+0.4

Lowest Grass Minimum

-3.5

23/11

Rainfall

(mm)

Total

174.8

92%

Rain days > 0.2mm

56

Wettest day

38.0

3/10

Wet days>1.0mm

36

Very wet days > 5.0mm

11

Sunshine

(hr)

Total

311.2

101%

Sunniest day

11.2

13/9

Days without sunshine

17

Days with:

Air frosts

4

Snowfall

0

Ground frosts

11

Snow lying

0

Fog

0

Gales

0

Thunder

0

Hail

0

Some brief comments on the climate statistics for Autumn 2020

This has been the mildest autumn in Coventry since 2015.

Decadal averages 2011-20 suggest that autumn is now 1.5C warmer than it was a hundred years ago.

Not only is autumn much warmer than a century ago, it is also wetter (123%) and sunnier (112%).