Sat 4th rain at times (Gogerddan 26.8mm, Winterbourne 15.4mm)
Sun 5th generally the coolest day so far this Autumn, at Llanwnnen max 9.2c coolest since March 21st (8.2c), showers wintry over some Welsh hills (max Shawbury 9.7c, Capel Curig 8.4c, Tirabad 9.2c, Pershore & Shobdon 10.6c)
Tue 7th Whitechurch, Pembs 26.4mm wettest in UK
Sun 12th and Mon 13th both cool days sub 10c max. Wintry showers for highest hills of Wales 12th. Frosty 13th (Llanwnnen -4.0c, Tirabad -3.5c, Trawsgoed -3.4c, Pershore -2.7c, Aberporth 5.6c), low tempd Midlands by day (CL max 5.8c, Capel Curig 6.7c, Mumbles 10.7c)
Wed 15th Gogerddan wettest in UK 16.4mm (Trawsgoed 11mm), Midlands & N Wales mostly dry day
Sat 18th Trawsgoed wettest in UK 22.6mm (Aberporth 21mm, cf Llanwnnen 12.3mm)
Tue 21st/ Wed 22nd very mild with rain at times, copious orographic rain Wales, radar suggests over 250mm Snowdonia 22nd (Capel Curig 83.6mm 24 hrs to 2100). Minima 22nd Mumbles 13.1c, Shawbury 13.0c, Nottingham 10.9c. Maxima 22nd Shawbury 16.2c, Trawsgoed 15.2c, Aberdaron 13.0c.
Sat 25th wintry showers in places, Coventry and Rugby had flurries, several cm coverings hill of Wales and Peak District, rather cold day (Nottingham max 4.6c, Capel Curig 5.2c, Pershore College 7.4c, Mumbles 8.3c)
Mon 27th Capel Curig 40mm, Trawsgoed 34mm 24 hrs to 1800
Tue 28th local flooding WW, 40mm in two dsays Llanwnnen, Teifi in spate, 2/3 Co-op car park inundated..Quite a cold day.. with wintry showers for Pembrokeshire
Thu 30th Pershore -6.0c, Tirabad -4.3c, MH 3.2c, max CL 2.7c, Capel Curig 3.8c, Llanwnnen 4.8c, Mumbles 6.5c; wi ntry showers 'Pembs Dangler' reports of roads close by snowe around Haverfordwest and Preseli hills late morning
First week: Fresh Honeysuckle leafing in garden, also new leaves on some of the other hedge shrubs.
Campion and the odd Foxglove still to be seen in flower (hardly any frost as yet). Primroses in bloom churchyard.
Pegs Primula, vs other flowers, Chrysanths as usual, Welsh Poppy (yellow). Wasps still quite active, no air frost to date Coventry this Autumn.
Driving back daisy flush and many other flowers out on verges
8th still flowers out inc Dandelion, no frost damage as yet (nothing below -3c so far). Wild Strawberry ripe.
10th plentiful fresh growth, nettles, bramble leafing, even the odd blackthorn leafing, plentiful honesuckle; fresh blooms Campion, Daisy, Dandelion; grass seeding; hazel catkins, some hedgerow budding; hydrangea a few re flowering esp Carmarthen area; few Hawkweed/ Fox and Cubs 'orange beauties' still going; Gorse flower
15th -4c frost yesterday caused damage in valleys while upslopes escaped; hydragea finished Lwn as were orange beauties
November 2017 summary
Much of Midlands rather dry; WW average to rather wet.
Average to quite mild temperatures.
Much of WW rather dull, much of Midlands fairly sunny.
Rainfall totals Nov 2017:
Valley 104.2mm (101%)
Capel Curig 301.2mm (103%)
Trawsgoed c. 215mm
Aberporth 130.2mm (120%)
Abermeurig Bont, Talsarn PWS
Llanwnnen 172.9mm (115%)
Llanelli PWS 70.6mm
MH c. 100mm
Shobdon 40.4mm (63%)
Hereford 35.8mm (56%)
Harborne PWS 52.3mm
Edgbaston PWS 47.5mm
Coleshill 42.2mm (61%)
Longford PWS 39.2mm
Coventry, Bablake School 37.2mm (59%)
Dunchurch PWS 37.3mm
Crick PWS 40.6mm
Daventry PWS c. 32mm
Long Lawford 41.6mm (68%)
Church Lawford 49.4mm (82%)
Pershore c. 45mm
Valley 48.6 hrs (83%)
Aberporth 38.8 hrs (61%)
Llanwnnen 52 hrs estimated (98%)
Shawbury 69.4 hrs (123%)
Shobdon 80.9 hrs
Coventry 85.0 hrs (128%)
Temperatures close to average to quite mild; Sept rather cool, October mild, Nov average
Many places rather dry, parts of WW up to average
Generally below average sunshine, especially WW
Rainfall totals Autumn 2017
Llanwnnen 404.0mm (99%)
Coventry, Bablake School 155.8mm (82%)
Church Lawford 143.2mm (75%)
Long Lawford 135.6mm (80%)
Sunshine Autumn 2017:
Llanwnnen 194 hrs (73%)
Coventry, Bablake School 273.6 hrs(89%)