The daily weather log
August had no extremes. Only four days exceeded 20° (usually thirteen days), and only ten nights were frosty (usually fifteen). The subsoil temperature failed to rise during the month, ending at 13.5°, which is 1.0° cooler than normal.
Rain fell on 13 days, an August record for the decade, but the highest reading was only 10 mm.
Comparing August months
The mean daily maximum temperature (26.5°) was the lowest for November on this 12-year record. The mean daily temperature range (12.4°) was (with November 2008) a record low value.
Mean subsoil temperature (20.4°) was the lowest since November 1999. The month ended with subsoil temperature (then 22.2°) trailing only 10 days later than its usual date. It had begun the month 22 days late.
There were more cloudy mornings (53%) than in any November on this record.
The rainfall of 105.4 mm is in the 84th percentile for November, far above the long-term average of 67 mm. Totals for groups of months up to 15 months are now all above the median, as is the thirty-year total.
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.