Summary for November 2014
November rainfall was above average across England at 133% of the long term average.
Soil moisture deficits decreased during the month and were generally close to or smaller than average by the end of the month.
Monthly mean river flows increased at most of the indicator sites and were above normal or higher for the time of year at nearly half of the sites.
Groundwater levels increased at more than half of the indicator sites and were normal or higher for the time of year at all reported boreholes.
Reservoir stocks increased at four-fifths of sites and stocks were normal or higher for the time of year at all but four sites. Overall reservoir stocks for England were 80% of total capacity at the end of November.