THE COLD and wet summer in Arisaig continued throughout July, with rainfall well above average for the third consecutive month.
Amateur meteorologist, Ranald Coyne, reported four and a half inches of rain, bringing the total to almost 38 inches, the highest this century.
The average daily temperature ranged from 9.7 º C to 15.2 º C, both colder than usual for July. Mr Coyne also noted this was the first time this century the lowest average has been below 10 ºC.
The hottest was 25º C, which lasted for the first three days of the month, but it soon plummeted and the coldest night was 7 º C, below average for the height of summer.