seasonal Averages and Totals for Winter 2017 -18

*Anomaly figures compare values to 30 year averages*

Anomaly

Date

Temperatures

(ยบ C)

Seasonal mean

4.3

-0.2

Warmest day

13.9

28/1

Coldest day

-1.6

28/2

Average maximum

7.1

-0.2

Warmest night

9.1

29/1

Coldest night

-6.7

12/12

Average minimum

1.4

-0.3

Lowest Grass Minimum

-11.4

12/12

Rainfall

(mm)

Total

194.0

117%

Rain days > 0.2mm

61

Wettest day

27.6

26/12

Wet days>1.0mm

37

Very wet days >5mm

12

Longest dry spell

4 days

Sunshine

(hr)

Total

236.6

119%

Sunniest day

9.3

25/2

Days without sunshine

215

Longest period without sun

2 days

Days with:

Air frosts

27

Snowfall

23

Ground frosts

49

Snow lying

9

Fog

1

Gales

1

Thunder

1

Hail

3

Brief comments on the winter climate statistics in Coventry

  • This was the coldest winter in Coventry for 5 years.
  • It was the sunniest winter since 2014-15.
  • Only 4 winters have recorded more sunshine than this winter since 1894;

267.0hr2007-08

265.0hr1999-2000

264.1hr2014-15

261.0hr2000-01

236.6hr2017-18