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1991 Rather cool, dry and sunny. Snowy February, Poor early Summer, Dry Autumn.
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Weather Notes:-
7th February - After a minimum of minus 7°C in Guernsey, the maximum on that day was only minus 5°C. at Brighton(East Sussex) and Luton (Bedfordshire).
14th April - At Tummel Bridge (Perthshire) a minimum temperature of minus 4°C. was followed by a maximum close to 17°C.
28th September - In a generally dry month, on this day nearly 110mm of rain fell in Poole (Dorset). 

In London...
 Temperature10.6°C  Rainfall554.7 mm  Warmest 28.7°C
 Sunshine1504 hrs   Coldest -9.9°C

January Sunny with temperatures and rainfall close to normal. 
 Mean Temperature  4.8 °C  
 Monthly highest 13.4°C  Total Rain 56 mm
 Monthly Lowest -3.1°C Total Sun 68 hrs

The first 11 days of the year were mild,  changeable and wet. Thunderstorms occurred on the 5th and 11th. More than 12mm of rain fell on the 9th, and on the 2nd the high was 13.4°C.  Between the 12th and 16th it was cooler with frosty nights. There was a short-lived unsettled spell after mid month and it became mild for a while. The last week was dull and cold, and on the 30th the temperature only reached 1.8°C.  A little snow fell on the 31st. 
February - Cold  and dull with average rainfall.
 Mean Temperature  2.3 °C  
 Monthly highest 13.0°C  Total Rain 44 mm
 Monthly Lowest -9.9°C Total Sun 49 hrs

Rain and sleet fell early on the 1st and no frost occurred, but the next frost-free night was the 15th/16th. It was cold or very cold. Snow fell on the 5th, and on each of the following 8 days. Between early on the 6th and late on the 10th the temperature remained below zero, with a high of  minus 4.0°C on the 7th. On the 9th there were 17cm of level powdery snow lying. It was milder and wet at times after mid month, and on the 27th nearly 11mm of rain fell. 

March - Dry and mild with sunshine amounts slightly below average.
 Mean Temperature 9.1 °C  
 Monthly highest 18.7°C  Total Rain 20 mm
 Monthly Lowest -1.2°C Total Sun 103 hrs

The opening 2 days of the month were rather cold, and on the first morning there was a slight frost, 1 of only 3 that occurred during the month. From the 3rd to the 23rd it was changeable but rain was light with no daily falls exceeding 5mm. It was mild or very mild with the maximum temperature above 10°C. on every day until the 23rd. On the 13th, the temperature reached 18.7°C.  From the 24th until the end of the month no measurable rain fell. 

April - Wet and rather sunny  with temperatures a little below average.
 Mean Temperature 9.0 °C  
 Monthly highest 21.7°C  Total Rain 71 mm
 Monthly Lowest -2.1°C Total Sun 159 hrs

The first week was rather cool and showery. On the 4th, over 10mm of rain fell. Between the 7th and 17th no measurable rain fell and it became warm for a while. The highe was 21.5°C on the 11th, and a shade warmer on the 12th. From the 18th to the 20th it was cool and showery with thunder. On the night of the 20th/21st the only April frost occurred, On the 29th, more than 31mm of rain fell, and the temperature on the 30th failed to rise above 8.6°C. 

May - Cool, dull and dry. 
 Mean Temperature 11.3 °C  
 Monthly highest 24.6°C  Total Rain 19 mm
 Monthly Lowest -0.9°C Total Sun 139 hrs

The beginning of the month was very cool, breezy and showery. On the night of the 8th/9th there was an air frost, but during the second week temperatures rose, and on the 13th the high was 20.5°C. A short cool spell occurred mid month, but from the 17th onwards there was no significant rain and, although rather cloudy at times, there were 5 days when the temperature rose above 20°C., including a high of 24.6°C on the 21st.

June - Very cool, dull and wet.
 Mean Temperature 13.6 °C  
 Monthly highest 22.0°C  Total Rain 102 mm
 Monthly Lowest 3.5°C Total Sun 135 hrs

There were only 2 completely dry days during this month,  and the temperature only rose above 20°C. once during the first 28 days, namely on the 21st when the maximum was 22.0°C. On the 1st, the high was only 12.7°C, and generally maxima were between 15 and 18°C. During the first 5 nights there were 3 ground frosts. Rain was often heavy and thundery from the 23rd with 3 occasions when daily falls were around 15mm.

July - Wet and rather sunny with temperatures a little above average
 Mean Temperature 18.7 °C  
 Monthly highest 27.7°C  Total Rain 80 mm
 Monthly Lowest 10.4°C Total Sun 219 hrs

After a rather cool start to the month, and wet on the 2nd with over 28mm of rain, it became warm and mostly dry for a while. A week of unsettled, and at times, rather cool,  weather began on the 12th, but from the 19th there were plenty of dry,sunny and warm days. On the 23rd, the temperature rose to 27.4°C, but on the 24th there were thundery showers and a high of 18.3°C. On the 29th, the high was 27.7°C,, but nearly 27mm of rain fell on the 30th.
August - Dry, warm and sunny.
 Mean Temperature 19.2 °C  
 Monthly highest 27.3°C  Total Rain 22 mm
 Monthly Lowest  8.7°C Total Sun 242 hrs

It was consistently warm during August without any extremes of warmth or cold. The temperature  reached 27°C. on 3 days, the 10th, 21st and 26th; and the maxima fell a little below 20°C. twice, on the 7th and 23rd. There were thunderstorms on the first day of the month, but there were only 5 other occasions when measurable rain fell. It was dry between the 12th and 21st, and from the 24th to the end of the month. 
September - Rather warm, dry and sunny.
 Mean Temperature 16.1 °C  
 Monthly highest 28.7°C  Total Rain 51 mm
 Monthly Lowest  4.2°C Total Sun 183 hrs

During the first 3 weeks of the month there were plenty of warm, dry and sunny days. On the 1st, the temperature almost reached 28.7°C, and there were only 2 days when the maximum temperature was below 20 Celsius, the 11th and 19th. The last 9 days of the month became increasingly cool and unsettled. On the 27th the temperature only reached 13.0°C., and on the 28th, nearly 20mm of rain fell. 

October - Dry with below average sunshine and near normal temperatures. 
 Mean Temperature 10.9 °C  
 Monthly highest 20.5°C  Total Rain 22 mm
 Monthly Lowest -0.6°C Total Sun 87 hrs

The first fortnight of the month was mostly rather warm. Rain was recorded on 8 days, but it was mainly light and only exceeded 1mm twice. On both the 10th and 11th the temperature rose above 20°C. From the 15th until the end of the month, temperatures were mostly below normal.. On both the 20th and 25th highs were below 10°.The only air frost occurred on the night of the 20th/21st. On the 29th, over 9mm of rain fell. .

November - Rather dry with sunshine amounts and temperatures a little below normal. 
 Mean Temperature  7.5 °C  
 Monthly highest 15.7°C  Total Rain 53 mm
 Monthly Lowest -2.3°C Total Sun 59 hrs

The opening 2 days of the month were mild and the temperature on the 1st reached 15.7°|C.. It became colder during the first week, and there was a little sleet on the morning of the 5th before the temperature  rose to 7.1°C. During the first 3 weeks there were only 2 completely dry days. Over 26mm of thundery rain fell during the day on the 19th. Several frosts occurred, but during the last 9 days, extensive cloud cover prevented frost. 
December - Very dry and rather sunny with temperatures close to normal. 
 Mean Temperature  4.7 °C  
 Monthly highest 13.5°C  Total Rain 13 mm
 Monthly Lowest -8.0°C Total Sun 61 hrs

It was dry during the first fortnight of this snow-free December, and from the 9th it became cold. There was frost on every night between the 6th and 16th, with minus 8°C on the night of the 11th/12th.  On the 14th, there was freezing fog all day with a high of minus 0.5°C. From the 16th to the 23rd it was changeable and on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd the temperature exceeded 13°C. After the 23rd  no significant rain occurred.

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