Meldon Gardens, Morpeth, Northumberland.

Month.

Mean Temperatures.

Rainfall-Inches.

No. of days on which rain fell.

Greatest fall in 24 hours.

Minimum.

Maximum.

January,

33.3

43.2

2.70

20

.35 on 24th

February,

35.5

46.8

3.28

23

1.25 on 24th

March,

33.1

52.9

4.23

20

.90 on 22d

April,

35.5

57.2

3.07

16

1.31 on 21st

May,

38.

63.5

2.21

21

35on22d

June,

45.1

70.6

2.40

19

.26 on 10th

July,

50.9

75.1

4.

15

1.04 on 12th

August,

47.9

72.

3.92

15

.70 on 10th

September,

43.3

61.9

4.62

23

.63 on 25th

October,

36.8

52.8

5.65

21

1.63 on 10th

November,

34.3

45.6

4.79

23

1.12 on 15th

December,

32.7

41.1

6.01

22

1.13 on 8th

46.88

238

The maximum temperatures of the year were 90° on the 5th and 8° on the 21st July; the minimum 19° on March the 26th and December the 5th and 12th. From May the 1st to the end of the year there have not been more than four consecutive days without rain. John Finlay.

Rainfall

Highest and Lowest Temperature, as registered at Drumlanrig Gardens,191 feet above level of sea, from 1855 to 1872 inclusive; and number of days on which rain fell in 1872.

1855

Rainfall, no note. Lowest temperature, 130, December. Highest temperature, 83°, July.

1856

Rainfall, 43.9 inches. Lowest temperature, 4°, December. Highest temperature, 89°, August.

1857

Rainfall, 39.9 inches. Lowest temperature, 11°, February. Highest tern perature, 90°, June.

1858

Rainfall, 48.0 inches. Lowest temperature, 11°, November. Highest temperature, 82°, August.

1859

Rainfall, 48.9 inches. Lowest temperature, 3°, December. Highest temperature, 89°, June.

1860

Rainfall, 47.1 inches. Lowest temperature, 0.2°, December. Highest temperature, 85°, July.

1861

Rainfall, 59.4 inches. Lowest temperature, 2.7°, January. Highest temperature, 77°, May.

1862

Rainfall, 57.4 inches. Lowest temperature, 9.0°, November. Highest temperature, 79°, September.

1863

Rainfall, 46.6 inches. Lowest temperature, 9.9°, November. Highest temperature, 81°, June.

1864

Rainfall, 40.9 inches. Lowest temperature, 10.9°, January. Highest temperature, 88°, May.

1865

Rainfall, 38.8 inches. Lowest temperature, 1.1°, February. Highest temperature, 87°, June.

1866

Rainfall, 52.2 inches. Lowest temperature, 11°, January. Highest temperature, 81°, July.

1867

Rainfall, 58.5 inches. Lowest temperature, 11.3°, January. Highest temperature, 79°, August.

1868

Rainfall, 56.0 inches. Lowest temperature, 11°, January. Highest temperature, 83°, August.

1869

Rainfall, 43.0 inches. Lowest temperature, 7.3°, December. Highest temperature, 84°, August.

1870

Rainfall, 37.0 inches. Lowest temperature, 3.3°, February. Highest temperature, 80°, August.

1871

Rainfall, 40.8inches. Lowest temperature, 7.3°, March. Highest temperature, 76°, August.

1872

Rainfall, 71.6 inches. Lowest temperature, 16°, December. Highest temperature, 81°, July.

Rain fell on 229 days in 1872.

Rainfall at Naseby Woolets, Northamptonshire, supposed to be near the centre of england, one mile from the memorable field of naseby; 567 feet above sea-level.

1872.

MONTHS.

Number of Days Rain or

Snowfell in each month.

Largest amount in the last 24 hours, registered at 9 a.m.; and the dates.

Totals in each month.

Jan.,

22

1.01 on the 24 th

4.26

Feb.,

18

0.50 " 18th

1.68

March,

14

0.31 " 17th

1.51

April,

13

0.60 " 21st

2.60

May,

13

0.51 " 15th

2.20

June,

16

0.98 " 18th

4.28

July,

15

1.02 " 29th

4.69

1872.

MONTHS.

Number of Days Rain or Snowfell in each month.

Largest amount in the last 24 hours, registered at 9 a.m.; and the dates.

Totals in each month.

Aug.,

12

0.98 on the 7th

3.02

Sept.,

15

0.41 „ 1st

2.17

Oct.,

20

0.69 ,, 20th

4.08

Nov.,

22

0.59 ,, 26th

3.88

Dec,

17

1.18 " 16th

4.45

Totals,

197

38.82

H. Harris, Naseby Woolets, Northamptonshire.