The Oban Times - - Community News -

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.

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