WEATHER statistics collated by Huddersfield University show it was the second warmest November since their records began in 1990.
According to the Met office the mean temperature was 2.9°C above the 1971–2000 average, resulting in provisionally the second warmest November in more than 100 years with only November 1994 warmer.
According to the information provided by the School of Applied Sciences the number of air frosts was among the lowest for November in the last 50 years.
Despite the rainfall figures being way below average, only seven days of the month escaped rainfall. Strong wind speeds were experienced towards the end of the month.
The monthly mean temperature was 9.68°C (49°F) – the average was 7.66°C (46°F). The warmest day of the month with an average temperature of 13.8°C (57°F) was Thursday, November 3 and the highest maximum temperature of 17.4°C (63°F) was also recorded on this day making it the second highest maximum temperature for November since university records began.
The coldest day of the month was Sunday, November 6 with an average temperature of 4.8°C (41°F). The lowest minimum temperature of -0.3°C (31°F) was also recorded on this day.
The temperature fell below zero on just one occasion.
A total of 41.8mm of rainfall was recorded during the month compared to the average figure for November of 73.8mm making it the fifth driest November since university records began.