Summer 2012-13 hot in parts

Weather log summer 2012-13Summer was marked by a heat wave in January, similar to that in November 2009. It was not quite so hot, except that the hottest day set a 21st century record of 43.2°. The season also began very hot, but there were other times that were very cool, especially in February.

Twelve days had exceptionally low humidity, below 10%, with a record low value of 4% on 11th January.
There were 22 rain days, which is normal.

In contrast to the very low temperatures last summer, this summer’s temperatures were normal. At 37% cloudy mornings, this summer was a bit cloudier than normal (31%). Morning dew points set a new summer record low of 12.2°, beating the record set last year.
The rainfall total of 260.6 mm beats the average of 228 mm. It is in the 65th percentile.Climate summer 2012-13.

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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