The daily weather log
Twice the weather cycled from warm, through rain, to sunny and cold. There were 10 frosty mornings, ending with a minimum down to -3.1°. While frostier than last June, which had only 5 frosts, it was less frosty than June 2006 (21 frosts) or June 2000, which had five mornings below -4°.
A modest rainfall reading of 21.8 mm on the 3rd was the highest since December and the third highest in 12 months. Seven rain days brought 42.8 mm for the month.
Comparing June months
All mean temperatures, Dew Point, and cloud were close to their averages. The daily maximum temperature was 0.6° down, and the daily minimum temperature 1.1° up, making the daily temperature range (13.2°) narrower than normal by 1.7°.
The rainfall of 42.8 mm is in the 57th percentile for June. It is close to the long-term average of 44 mm. In 14 months since April 2009 no month has beaten its average. All the same, groups of months show no serious rainfall shortages. Even the 15-month total (573 mm) has now risen to the 10th percentile.
Data. Rainfall data is from Manilla Post Office, courtesy of Phil Pinch. Temperatures, including subsoil at 750 mm, and other data are from 3 Monash Street, Manilla.