JULY 2016 - DRY WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURES BUT OFTEN CLOUDY.
WEATHER: The first fortnight was rather cool and largely dominated by low pressure systems, but from then on the month became more anticyclonic and much warmer and drier.
TEMPERATURE: Mean 0.28 °C above average. Temperatures were moderate for the first fortnight and 25 °C was not reached until the 16th. This was the start of a rather warm spell which lasted to the 25th before temperatures returned to average for July.
RAINFALL: 22.2 mm, 50% of site average Almost all the month's rain fell from the 1st to 14th with just three days accounting for most of that. The 3rd to 9th, and 15th to 24th were rainless. There was only one thunderstorm in the vicinity during the month.
SUNSHINE: 177.0 hours, below average. Sunshine hours each day was fairly consistent over the month but there were more very cloudy than very sunny days.
Full monthly stats for July 2016.