Summer 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.
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.