Tunnack Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||6.4||+2.0||17 20.6||+6.2|
|Oct 1997-2014 Average||4.4||14.4|
|Oct 1997-2014 Highest||13.1||31st 2010||27.0||27th 2008|
|Oct 1997-2014 Lowest||-5.4||16th 2006||7.0||7th 1998|
|October 2015 Total||17 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1997-2014 Average Total||54.2||14.7 day(s)|
|Oct 1997-2014 Wettest Total||118.6||2005|
|Oct 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||28.2||26th 2005|
|Oct 1997-2014 Driest Total||18.2||1997|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||359.2||129 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1997-2014 Average Total||515.3||140.6 day(s)|
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