November 2014 is the warmest November ever!

November 2014 was the warmest November on record jointly with that of 1992 with the mean monthly temperature of 19.5°C being 1.4°C above the average.

The average maximum monthly temperature of 22.1°C was 1.1°C above average while the average minimum monthly temperature of 16.9°C was 1.4°C above average. The latter was also the warmest ever for November.

The coolest November ever was in 1998 with a mean monthly temperature of 16.1°C while the hottest ever was in 1992 and this year with a mean monthly temperature of 19.5°C.

The hottest day in November 2014 was on the 6th with a high of 25.8°C. The coolest night in November 2014 was on the 22nd with a low of 13.9°C. The hottest November day ever was on 1st November 1990 with a high of 28.9°C while the coolest ever was on 23rd November 1995 with a low of 5.7°C.

A total of 101.8mm of rain were measured in November 2014. This was just below the mean of 112.2mm. There were 11 days of rain, 7 days with lightning or thunder and 1 day with hail. The wettest November ever was in 1999 with 383.4mm while the driest ever was in 2010 with just 3.5mm.

The wind blew mainly from the SSW with an average wind speed at Zebbug Malta of 8.9 km/h. The strongest gust at Zebbug Malta was of 88.5km/h on the 7th from a westerly direction as the eye of a Mediterranean cyclone moved eastwards across the Maltese Islands.

The mean monthly sea-level pressure was 1015.2hPa, with the highest of 1025.4Pa on the 23rd and the lowest of 987.7hPa on the 7th in the middle of the eye of a Mediterranean cyclone moving eastwards across the Maltese Islands.