Nature Notes March 2019

Total monthly rainfall was 45.5 mm with a maximum daily rainfall of 11 mm on March 10th. The rainfall during the month was rather moderate, which is not unusual at this time of year. There was no measurable rain at all from the 20th to 31st. Maximum temperature on the warmest day was 18°C on March 30th, while on the coldest it was 8°C on March 12th. There were light frosts from the 26th to 29th of the month.

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Nature Notes January 2019

The total monthly rainfall for January was 27 mm with a maximum daily rainfall of 6.5 mm on the 27th. Altogether there were 11 days when measurable rain fell during the month, and 16 days when cloud-cover reached 100% during some part of the day.  On the 24th there was a mixture of drizzle and snow which failed to settle, and overnight on the 30th/31st there was a snow covering of about one centimetre.

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Nature Notes December 2018

Total monthly rainfall was 121 millimetres with a maximum daily rainfall: 12 mm (20th December). Measurable rain fell on 20 days of the year, and there were 17 days with 100% cloud cover for at least part of the day. Total rainfall for the year ended above-average at 867.5 mm. Maximum temperature on the warmest day was 13°C on December 2nd, 3rd, and 22nd, while maximum temperature on the coldest day was 3°C on the 14th and 15th. Varying degrees of frost occurred from the 11th to the 17th and on the 25th.

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Nature Notes November 2018

Total monthly rainfall was 154.5 mm with a maximum daily rainfall of 24 mm  on November 10th . Measurable rain fell on 21 days of the month, and there were 17 days with 100% cloud-cover, almost continuously from the 19th to 29th. Maximum temperature on the warmest day was 15°C on the 6th, while maximum temperature on the coldest day was 4°C on the 20th. There were 5 days with overnight frost, and strong winds brought down many leaves and medium-sized branches on the 28th and 29th.

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