Spo­radic rain falls

The Cobram Courier - - NEWS -

Co­bram had some spo­radic bursts of rain last month, but the to­tal rain­fall mea­sured at res­i­dent Ron Ren­frew’s Davey St prop­erty showed just 34 mm.

Sta­tis­tics from Weather Zone showed 10 mm fell in the town on Novem­ber 6, while Novem­ber 21 and 22 re­spec­tively saw 8 mm fall.

A fur­ther 5 mm fell on Novem­ber 23, but be­sides those four days, there has been pre­cious lit­tle rain.

Ac­cord­ing to Mr Ren­frew’s data, which he has been mea­sur­ing on his prop­erty since 2009, Co­bram is 157 mm be­low the 416.9 mm yearly av­er­age rain­fall with only month re­main­ing.

Last year, Mr Ren­frew recorded 355 mm, while so far this year, 259 mm has fallen.

Ac­cord­ing to the Aus­tralian Bureau of Me­te­o­rol­ogy, the av­er­age rain­fall in Co­bram for De­cem­ber is 37.9 mm, with the high­est ever to­tal recorded since 1958 be­ing 134.4 mm.

The bureau showed Co­bram had 78.8 mm in De­cem­ber last year.

It ap­pears the re­gion is set for another warm De­cem­ber, with the av­er­age tem­per­a­ture recorded by the bureau of 30.2°C recorded at Tocumwal air­port site. one

More needed: There was spo­radic rain­fall in Co­bram last month as well as hail.

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