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Belgian weather blog November 2006

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1-5 First three days unsettled conditions, in slightly colder air, with a total of 5 mm in my collector. Lowest Tmin in garden observed on day 2: 0,4C. Over Belgium, some showers had small hail, and on day 1 even a few rumbles of thunder were heard over provinces of  West-Vlaanderen, Hainaut, and the northern edge between provinces Antwerp & Oost-Vlaanderen. Also on day 1, the first wet snow of the winter season was noted over the high grounds (Elsenborn, St-Hubert, Spa). On day 2, the first air frost of the season was observed: Elsenborn had -2,6C, St-Hubert -2,5C, Spa -2,2C, Kleine Brogel -1,5C, Lige -0,3C. Last couple days were dry with variable cloudiness in form of Ci, Ac Sc & St with normal temperatures.
6 Very cloudy with low Sc till 1600, afterwards scattered Ci remaining. Top Tmax: Ostend 13,6C, Zaventem had 10,3C. 
7 Starting grey and misty. From 1100 on the St broke, leaving some Ci. Top Tmax: Spa 14,7C, Zaventem had 10,0C, in my garden 10,1C.
8 Apart from some large breaks between 0930-1130, a grey St Sc day. Slight drizzle from 1800 on, tempo rain 2115-2145 giving 2 mm. Top Tmax: Koksijde 13,1C, Zaventem had 10,9C. During the evening temperatures remained rising a couple of degrees.
9 During the night temperatures topped at 13,0C. Slight rain-drizzle till 0300, afterwards a couple of rain showers between 0400-0500: total 3 mm. Daytime period partly cloudy with a few Cu. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 13,4C, Zaventem had 11,4C.
10 Tmin in garden was 0,8C with hoar frost. Lots of Cirriform cloudiness with a few sheets of Ac. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 10,9C, Zaventem had 10,2C. Lowest Tmin: Buzenol -2,4C, Dourbes -1,9C, Beitem -1,6C, Humain -1,0C, Mont Rigi -0,7C, Chivres -0,6C, Ostend -0,5C.
11 Rain & drizzle between 0300-1130 giving 9 mm. Afterwards cloudy to very cloudy with Cu, Sc, Ci. Top Tmax: Koksijde 12,9C, Zaventem had 12,7C.
12 A light rain shower around 0030 & 0600. Quite sunny in forenoon, but after 1100 invading Ci, Cs. Tempo a few Cu Sc clouds as well, after 2000 becoming very cloudy with Sc. Top Tmax: Ostend 10,8C, Zaventem had 9,7C.
13 Overcast with intermittent light rain between 0300-1400 giving 3 mm. After 1500 some breaks in the Sc. Top Tmax: Koksijde 15,8C, Zaventem had 13,7C.
14 Overcast Ns with intermittent rain & drizzle between 0600-1600 giving 7 mm. Top Tmax: Ghent 14,2C, Zaventem had 13,5C. 
15 Cloudy with a variable amount of Sc, Ac & Ci. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 16,3C, Zaventem 15,1C.
16 During the morning becoming very cloudy with Ac. First drops fell from 1315 on and more intense, but still light, rain after 1900. Total 2 mm. Top 5 of the Tmax: Lige 18,5C, Kleine Brogel 18,4C, Diest 17,8C, Charleroi 17,6C, Ukkel 17,5C, Zaventem had 17,1C.
17 Light rain till 0230, tempo also some rain between 0600-0700. Total 1 mm. After 0900 almost clear skies with few Ci & Cu. Late afternoon tempo some scattered Sc fields. Top Tmax: Ghent 14,3C, Zaventem had 13,1C.
18 Light rain between 0300-0800 giving 2 mm. After 0930 large breaks in Ac clouds, from 1400 also some Cu, with towards sunset a Cb anvil in NW. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 12,3C. Today, around 1430, a rumble of thunder was observed in a shower near Kortrijk.
19 Rain between 0500-1330 giving 8 mm. Breaking clouds after 1400. Top Tmax: Ostend 10,5C, Zaventem had 7,3C.
20 Dull day with light rain from 1000 on giving 8 mm in collector by midnight. Top Tmax: Ostend 10,3C, Zaventem had 8,5C.
21 Rainy till 0400 giving another 3 mm, afterwards breaking clouds. Showery rain between 1000-1200 with 1 mm. Remainder of day dry with large breaks in the Cu clouds. Tempo also a few Cb clouds in the far north and south. Top Tmax: Ghent & Semmerzake 10,4C, Zaventem had 9,1C. Today, in afternoon, a few rumbles of thunder were heard over the north of provinces of West & Oost-Vlaanderen & Antwerp and during the evening also over Vlaams-Brabant & Limbourg.
22 Starting (partly) cloudy with Ac, from noon also some Cu Sc fields. Rain & drizzle from 1830 on, sometimes moderate, giving 5 mm by midnight. Top Tmax: Ostend 10,8C, Zaventem had 8,6C.
23 Dull day with rain & drizzle between 0300-1700 giving 14 mm. Top Tmax: Diest 14,8C, Zaventem had 14,0C.
24 Cloudy with Ci Ac, increasing clouds in afternoon with tempo light intermittent rain between 1330-1500. More rain from 2030 onwards. Total 1 mm. Top Tmax: 13,4C, Chivres and Ghent, Zaventem had 12,5C.
25 Light rain between 0130-0600 giving 3 mm. Afterwards cloudy to very cloudy with Ac As. Light rain between 1230-1400 and before this rain T garden topped to 18,6C. Breaking clouds towards sunset. So another record making day, a grip of the top Tmax: Diepenbeek 18,8C, Ghent 18,7C, Birset 18,6C, Ukkel & Diest 18,5C, Deurne 18,4C, Zaventem had 18,1C.  Around 1545 some severe gusts up to 55KT at Ostend. Check also skystef's blog (in Dutch).
26 Cloudy in forenoon with thick Ci and some Ac sheets, in afternoon quite sunny with a few Cu and some trailing Ci in south. Top Tmax: Ukkel 14,0C, Zaventem had 13,6C.
27 Partly cloudy with Ac, Ci and a few flat Cu. Late afternoon increasing Ac from SW. Another record breaker for the Tmax: Diest 16,6C, Ukkel 16,5C, Kleine Brogel 16,4C, Ghent & Deurne 16,0C, Zaventem had 15,6C.
28 Partly cloudy to cloudy with Ci & Ac. Increasing Sc cloudiness after 1430, tempo light rain between 1730-1930 giving 1 mm. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 16,1C, Zaventem had 15,0C.
29 Sunny with during afternoon tempo a few Cu far in far north and far south. Formation of fog patches after sunset, but disappearing with invading Stratus after 2300. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 13,1C, Zaventem had 11,3C.
30 The stratus tempo disappeared in first part of night giving way to fog after 0300 lasting till 0900. The stratus broke after 1000 leaving some Cirrus which increased during late afternoon. The low cloudiness returned after 1900. Top Tmax: Ukkel 11,4C, Zaventem had 9,8C.

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