De­cem­ber weather re­port

Sub­mit­ted with thanks by Beryl Bainbridge

The McLeod River Post - - Family, Farm & Garden -

Sta­tis­tics are col­lected at a base about five miles N.E. of Peers, close to the Car­rot Creek.

This has been a rel­a­tively mild month with lit­tle pre­cip­i­ta­tion. Only one night recorded -20C.

Winds were strong on three oc­ca­sions. It was mid-month when one of those winds pro­moted the rapid ex­pan­sion of the wild fire in the Coal Branch.

De­tails:

Max. Tem­per­a­ture, 4.4 C

Min. Temp., -20.2 C

Max­i­mum Pres­sure, 1027 kPh mb/hPa (mil­libars/hec to Pas­cals) Min. Pres­sure, 994 mb/hPa

Max Hu­mid­ity 96 per cent Min Hu­mid­ity 48 per cent

Pre­cip­i­ta­tion ........... Ap­prox. 25cms. snow Some freez­ing rain

Wind ....... High­est gust, 24mph. with three very windy days.

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