SEPTEMBER was warmer, drier yet windier than usual for the time of year, says Huddersfield University's Weather Watch.
Temperatures for the month were slightly above average for September.
Rainfall was below average, and wind speeds were much higher than those experienced in Huddersfield since records began in 1990.
The monthly mean temperature was 14.7°C - slightly higher than the 15-year average of 14.06°C, making it the warmest September since 2000.
The hottest day was Sunday 5 with an average temperature of 19.8°C.
The highest maximum temperature of 26.1°C was also recorded on this day making it the second equal (with 1991) hottest temperature for September since local records began.
The coldest day of the month was Friday 24 with an average temperature of 11.4 °C.
The lowest minimum temperature recorded was 6.5°C on Wednesday 15.
A total of 41mm of rainfall was recorded during the month compared to the average for September of 55mm. The wettest day of the month was Tuesday 14 with 8mm of rainfall.
Fourteen days of the month escaped rainfall, the driest spell falling between Wednesday 1 and Thursday 9 inclusive.
The mean windspeed for the month was 5.8km/hr (average 4.79km/hr) making it the highest monthly windspeed recorded for September since local records began.
The highest mean windspeed for the month was 12.96 km/hr recorded on Monday 20.