The following are the lowest readings of the thermometer at-

Rainfall, 1878.

Inches.

Chatsworth, Derbyshire - Dec. 24 and 25,

0.4°

; 0.

4°.

Lambton Castle, Durham, .....

0.2°

;

.

. 30.11

Drumlanrig, Dumfriesshire - Dec. 23, 24, and 25, .

2°;

2°;

1 1/2°.

. 40.7

Rokeby Park, Yorkshire - Dec. 13, ...

3°.

Brayton Hall, Cumberland - Dec. 13, . . .

2o

Thoresby Park, Nottinghamshire - Dec. 25, .

4°;

.

. 26.46

Meldon Park, Northumberland - Dec. 20,

4°;

.

. 33.18

Tynningham, Haddingtonshire - Dec. 14,

5 1/2°.

Hope Park, Stirlingshire - Dec. 20,

7°.

Fordell, Fifeshire, .......

10°.

Margam Park, Glamorganshire, S.W.,

14°.

Glendoune, Ayrshire - Dec. 20, ....

8°;

.

. 35.24

St Phoenix Park, Dublin - Dec.....

8°.

Shottley House, Durham, .....

.

. 31.6

St Ridge Park, Lanarkshire - Dec. 20, .

2°.

Mr Forbes' Nursery, Hawick, Roxburghshire - Dec. 20

5o

If any of our readers have registered lower temperatures, we shall be glad to hear of them.