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.
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.