Warm February 2011 with a very wet day

The daily weather logWeather log February 2011.

Several Mondays and Tuesdays this month were cool, while most other days were warm. Nights in the first week were warm, lifting the seven-day average. Three nights in the last week were very cool, at a time of very dry air.
Rain on the 7th (15.4 mm) ended a three-week dry spell, but really heavy rain was recorded on the 14th. That reading of 74.2 mm was the 29th heaviest daily fall in more than a century.

 Comparing February monthsClimate February 2011.

Mean maximum, mean, and minimum temperatures and mean soil temperature were all about a degree above average. The mean Dew Point was average, and cloudiness high (54%).
The rainfall of 102.6 mm is in the 77th percentile for February, far above the long-term average of 67 mm. Rainfall totals for groups of months are very high: above the 70th percentile for all periods up to 15 months, and above the 90th percentile for periods of 4-, 5-, and 6-months.

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.


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