Warm and dry in Whitby

LAST month was the warmest November on record for Whitby.

The average temperature was 9.6 degrees - which is 2.5 degrees higher than the normal temperature for that time of year which is 7.1 degrees.

Last year the average temperature in November was 5.6 degrees making this year’s figure four degrees higher.

It was also the driest November in Whitby since 1964.

The sunny stats came from Peter Wallace who records weather figures at Whitby Community College.