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                                   2018

mm:dd   MXGUST      DIR   MXTEMP   MNTEMP      sun   MAXHPA   MINHPA     RAIN
mm:dd      mph      dir        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

01-01     23.2       sw      7.2      4.7        x   1009.0    996.6      8.6

Overcast till late afternoon - then cloud. Mostly light rain 1010/1515. Tap
water temperature taken at 0900 8.3(c). Song Thrushes amd Robins singing.

Manual rain gauge at Painters Forstal (south of Faversham).

Standard exposure: MO patent measuring glass for a 5" funnel.

Read at: 1900.

Monthly total: 112.1mm.


01-02     27.8      ssw     11.7      3.1        x   1014.1    989.5      7.8

Cloud. Mostly light rain 1045/1540 and mostly light rain 2025/0000. Light rain
shower 1835/1915.


01-03     31.2      wsw     12.2      6.4        x   1003.1    988.5      2.4

Cloud (broken at times from late morning). Mostly light rain 0000/0100 and
light rain shower 0350/0415.


01-04     29.1       sw     12.1      6.0        x   1002.5    991.1     13.8

Cloud (broken at times from late morning). Rain 00345/0945 (heavy at times).
Light rain showers 1000/1045 and rain showers 2200/0000 (heavy at times).


01-05     19.0      ssw      8.3      3.1        x   1002.6    994.5      3.2

Cloud (broken at times). Rain shower 0000/0030 (heavy at times). Mostly light
rain showers 0840/1130 and light rain showers 2215/0000.


01-06     13.0      nne      5.5     -0.6        x   1021.0   1002.4      7.4

Overcast, with mist till late morning. Light rain shower 0000/0030. Light rain
0120/0440 and rain showers 1530/0000 (heavy at times). Spots of rain 1430.


01-07     14.6       ne      5.3      2.8        x   1027.3   1020.8        0

Cloud till late morning - then variable amounts of cloud. Light rain shower
0000/0010.


01-08     13.4      ene      4.3      2.7        x   1026.3   1016.0        0

Overcast.


01-09     10.8      sse      7.0      1.4        x   1016.1   1005.7      0.2

Overcast. Occasional slight rain and drizzle 1905/2310 - then light rain
2320/0000.


01-10     14.8      sse     10.1      2.8        x   1010.3   1003.7      1.0

Mostly slight rain and drizzle 0000/0400 and outbreaks of slight rain and
drizzle 0425/0800. Variable amounts of cloud from late morning.


01-11     11.0      sse      6.6      2.3        x   1026.1   1010.1      3.6

Overcast. Spots of rain 0255 and 0415. Light rain 0520/1225 and outbreaks of
slight rain and drizzle 1300/1620.


01-12     10.9      sse      7.1     -0.2        x   1028.1   1025.2        0

Cloud (broken at times, with mist for a time around dawn.


01-13     15.6       se      5.7      0.5        x   1025.4   1020.5        0

Overcast. Mistle Thrushes and Robins singing.


01-14     10.9        s      6.9     -1.2        x   1020.8   1015.1        0

Variable amounts of mostly patchy cloud with haze till early afternoon - then
cloud. Great Tits singing.


01-15     30.7        s      9.8      4.7        x   1015.2    992.2      9.8

Cloud (broken at times from late afternoon). Outbreaks of rain 0410/1335
(prolonged and heavy at times). Mostly light rain showers 1405/1835.


01-16     22.6       sw      7.2      2.2        x    998.7    994.5      0.4

Variable amounts of cloud. Light rain showers 0135/0255 and light rain shower
1805/1915.


01-17     23.5      wsw      6.6      1.8        x   1010.9    997.5      1.4

Sky clear till early afternoon - then cloud. Mostly light rain 2200/0000.


01-18     37.3        w     10.5      2.8        x   1008.1    991.8      2.8

Cloud. Mostly light rain 0000/0240. Sky clear from dawn till midday - then
cloudy. Light rain showers 1535/1730.


01-19     14.0       sw      6.0      0.6        0   1012.1   1008.0        0

Variable amounts of cloud.


01-20     13.9        n      4.8      1.5        x   1013.0    999.3      4.6

Overcast. Mostly light rain and drizzle 0645/1745 (intermittent at times
afternoon). Occasional slight rain and drizzle 1805/2110.


01-21     20.9      sse      9.9     -0.6        x   1018.6   1006.9      9.0

Overcast. Rain 0950/1950 (heavy at times with sleet around midday). Spots of
rain 0935 and 2015.


01-22     14.7      wnw      9.8      6.9        x   1020.9   1007.1        0

Overcast till late morning - then cloud (broken at times).


01-23     22.0        s     11.4      6.9        x   1020.9   1014.6      0.4

Cloud. Occasional slight rain 0805/1310 and slight rain ad drizzle 1325/2045.


01-24     32.2        s     11.7      6.0        x   1016.2   1004.7      9.6

Overcast. Outbreaks of slight rain 0115/0445 and mostly slight rain and
drizzle 0455/2000 (heavy at times late afternoon). Cloud. Mostly light rain
showers 2125/2325.



01-25     12.8        s      8.7      4.8        x   1011.8   1008.7      0.2

Cloud (broken at times). Light rain shower 0715/0720 and 0740/0750. Mostly
light rain showers 1530/2320. Sky Larks singing.


01-26     11.0      sse      5.5     -1.9        x   1029.5   1011.5        0

Cloud (well broken at times). Fog from 0800 till midday (100 metres). Spots of
rain 0010/0015.


01-27     24.4        s     10.2     -0.5        x   1030.7   1025.2      1.4

Cloud (broken at times morning). Spots of rain 1305. Mostly slight rain and
drizzle 1400/2025 (intermittent at times) and occasional slight rain and
drizzle 2050/2320.


01-28     19.8       sw     12.3      8.1        x   1031.9   1026.5        0

Cloud (broken at times).


01-29     25.0       sw     11.4     -0.5        X   1032.6   1024.4      0.2

Cloud (broken at times). Occasional mostly light rain 1445/1620.


01-30     23.2      sse      9.4     -2.4        x   1032.9   1014.9      0.2

Small amounts of patchy cloud till early afternoon - then cloud (broken at
times). Light rain 2110/2330.


01-31     22.2      ssw      9.7      1.9        x   1015.0   1002.7      1.8

Overcast till late morning - then cloud (broken at times). Outbreaks of light
rain and drizzle 0000/0950 and rain showers 1200/1255 (heavy at times).


                        ********* MONTHLY TOTALS *********

     month   maxgust  maxtemp  mintemp      sun   maxhpa   minhpa     rain
     month       mph        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

     01         37.3     12.3     -2.4        x   1032.9    988.5     90.0

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mm:dd   MXGUST      DIR   MXTEMP   MNTEMP      sun   MAXHPA   MINHPA     RAIN
mm:dd      mph      dir        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

02-01     20.8      wnw      6.9      1.5        x   1008.4   1000.4      3.4

Cloud (broken at times). Light rain showers 0325/0600 and mostly light rain
1745/2115. Tap water temperature taken at 0900 7.8(c).

Manual rain gauge at Painters Forstal (south of Faversham).

Standard exposure: MO patent measuring glass for a 5" funnel.

Read at: 1900.

Monthly total:  83.3mm.


02-02     21.6       nw      6.4      1.1        x   1013.5   1008.2        0

Cloud (well broken at times). Spots of rain 1745 and slight rain shower
2035/2040.


02-03     12.0        n      4.5      1.3        x   1013.6   1006.7      0.8

Cloud. Mostly slight rain 0745/1120 (intermittent at times) and mostly slight
rain and drizzle 1240/1615. Mostly slight rain showers 2000/2350.


02-04     18.2      nne      4.1      0.9        x   1029.2   1013.5      4.0

Cloud (broken at times). Rain and wintry showers 0025/0000 (heavy at times and
less frequent from early afternoon).


02-05     12.9      nne      5.2      0.2        x   1029.2   1021.6      3.0

Cloud (broken at times). Occasional, mostly light wintry showers 0000/1030.


02-06     16.0        n      3.2     -2.3        x   1021.7   1016.7        0

Cloud (broken at times). Light snow shower 1710/1810.


02-07     12.9      nnw      3.0     -2.7        x   1023.4   1019.1      0.4

Overcast till late afternoon - then cloud (broken at times). Outbreaks of
mostly slight rain and drizzle 0325/1620, with occasional sleet morning.


02-08     17.5        s      7.1     -5.4        x   1023.4   1013.7        0

Sky clear till early afternoon - then cloud. Chaffinches singing.


02-09     22.8      wnw      5.1      1.1        x   1019.2   1007.2      8.4

Cloud (broken at times from early afternoon). Mostly heavy rain 0225/0735,
mostly light rain 0755/1120 and mostly light rain and wintry showers
1330/1805.


02-10     24.0        s      8.3     -2.5        x   1020.1    999.4      5.0

Cloud (broken at times morning). Mostly light rain and drizzle 1120/0000.


02-11     25.1        w      9.3      0.8        x   1013.2    997.9      1.0

Light rain and drizzle 0000/0135. Spots of rain 0155. Cloud (well broken at
times). Light rain shower 0305/0320 and light rain and wintry showers
1415/1835.


02-12     13.6        s      6.4     -2.6        x   1018.7   1013.1        0

Sky clear till early afternoon - then cloudy. Light rain showers 2220/2345.


02-13     27.7      sse      4.7      1.8        x   1013.3   1002.4      5.8

Cloud. SLight rain shower 0355/0400. Mostly light rain and drizzle 1145/2110.


02-14     28.2        s      5.7      2.4        x   1010.4   1003.7      7.6

Cloud (broken at times morning). Mostly light rain 1435/0000.


02-15     20.7      ssw     10.2      3.1        x   1021.8   1003.6      0.6

Mostly light rain 0000/0150. Variable amounts of cloud. Spots of rain
1320/1335.


02-16     11.2      sse      9.2     -0.9        x   1027.8   1021.6        0

Sky clear.


02-17     11.0      sse     10.1     -2.3        x   1025.6   1022.7        0

Sky clear. Yellow Hammer singing.


02-18     12.7      sse      9.4     -0.8        x   1025.7   1020.5        0

Sky clear till early afternoon - then cloud, with spells of hazy sun.


02-19      9.9        s      9.0      6.1        x   1020.7   1015.2      6.4

Overcast. Outbreaks of light rain and drizzle 0010/0340. Mostly light rain
0405/2125, 2210/2320 and 2340/0000.


02-20     18.5        n      6.6      3.7        x   1025.7   1016.8      4.0

Overcast till late afternoon - then cloud (broken at times). Light rain and
drizzle 0000/0400 and mostly light rain 0420/1235 intermittent at times).
Mostly light rain showers 1330/2215.


02-21     11.7      nne      6.9      0.1        x   1028.7   1025.6      0.2

Cloud (broken at times). Spots of rain 2150 and light rain shower 2220/2240.


02-22     12.7       ne      6.0      1.1        x   1026.3   1023.9        0

Cloud broken at times till early afternoon - then sky clear.


02-23     14.9      ene      3.7     -2.8        x   1024.5   1021.2        0

Variable amounts of cloud.


02-24     14.5      ene      4.9     -4.7        x   1027.0   1021.8        0

Sky clear.


02-25     13.7      ene      4.1     -1.7        x   1031.9   1026.8        0

Sky clear.


02-26     15.1      ene      1.5     -3.2        x   1033.4   1029.6        0

Cloud (broken at times). Occasional snow flurries and brief slight snow
showers 0745/1400. Mostly light snow showers 1610/2350.


02-27     11.9      ene      1.5     -6.8        x   1030.0   1021.3      6.2

Cloud broken at times from midday. Mostly light snow showers 0000/0320. Snow
0420/1125 (heavy at times). Slight snow shower 1200/1215 and 1305/1310. Snow
showers 1820/0000 (prolonged and heavy at times). Emptied TBR's at 0900.  Snow
depth measured at 0900 9.0cm.


02-28     16.5      ene     -1.2    -17.9        x   1021.9   1012.5      3.0

Light snow showers 0000/0150. Cloud (well broken at times). Emptied TBR's at
0900.  Snow depth measured at 0900 10.3cm.


                        ********* MONTHLY TOTALS *********

     month   maxgust  maxtemp  mintemp      sun   maxhpa   minhpa     rain
     month       mph        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

     02         28.2     10.2    -17.9        x   1033.4    997.9     59.8

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mm:dd   MXGUST      DIR   MXTEMP   MNTEMP      sun   MAXHPA   MINHPA     RAIN
mm:dd      mph      dir        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

03-01     16.8      ene      0.1     -4.9        x   1012.8    997.9        0

Cloud. Mostly light snow 0715/1140 and slight snow shower 2235/2305. Tap water
temperature taken at 0900 5.5(c).   Snow depth measured at 0900 7.2cm.

Manual rain gauge at Painters Forstal (south of Faversham).

Standard exposure: MO patent measuring glass for a 5" funnel.

Read at: 1900.

Monthly total:  53.9mm.


03-02     17.0      ene     -0.2     -3.0        x    998.4    995.4        0

Overcast. Slight snow 0400/0540. Mostly light freezing rain 0715/1310 - then
snow till 1935 (heavy at times). Slight snow shower 2055/2100. Snow depth
measured at 0900 4.7cm and at 2100 6.5cm.


03-03     11.5      ene      3.8     -0.2        x    996.5    994.1      4.6

Overcast, with fog 500 metres (cleared around midday). Mostly light rain
1745/1945. Snow depth measured at 0900 4.5cm(thawing). Emptied TBR's at 0900.


03-04     16.2      sse      7.0      2.0        x    995.3    990.6      6.8

Cloud (well broken at times before midday). Occasional slight rain showers
0905/1120 and 2025/0000. Mostly light rain 1130/1800. Snow has mostly thawed.
Blackbird singing.

03-05     15.9        s      8.7      3.4        x    993.3    988.1        0

Overcast. Occasional outbreaks of light rain 1755/2225. A few small patches of
slushy snow.


03-06     13.7        s      9.1      0.2        x    992.3    988.0      0.4

Cloud (well broken at times). Slight rain shower 0020/0050 and light rain
2310/0000.


03-07     14.6      ssw      9.4      2.6        x   1000.8    991.4      6.4

Light rain 0000/0135. Fog 100 metres (cleared around 0730. Mostly light rain
0720/1200. Cloud (well broken at times from early afternoon).


03-08     26.2        s      9.3      3.2     5.12   1004.9    994.6      5.2

Cloud till late morning - then variable amounts of cloud. Outbreaks of mostly
light rain 0100/0730.


03-09     15.5      sse      9.5      1.4      .58   1006.7    997.1      3.6

Cloud (broken at times morning). Spots of rain 1255 and 1435. Mostly light
rain 1450/2235 (intermittent at times evening).  Light rain shower 2320/2335.


03-10     18.7        s     11.8      6.0        0    998.5    995.9      0.6

Cloud, with brief spells of hazy sun afternoon. Slight rain shower 0015 and
light rain 1215/1345.


03-11     12.2      sse     13.6      6.1        0    997.6    989.2      9.2

Overcast till late morning - then cloud with spells of hazy sun. Occasional
outbreaks of light rain 0210/0530 and rain 0555/0850 (heavy at times). Slight
rain shower 1055/1105 and spots of rain 1340. Heavy rain shower with hail and
three claps of thunder 1635/1710. Mostly light rain showers 1800/2150.


03-12     20.2       se     10.3      5.7        0    998.4    985.2      6.4

Cloud, with a brief glimpse of hazy sun afternoon. Mostly light rain showers
0005/1840 (prolonged and heavy at times). Slight rain and drizzle 2220/2350.


03-13     19.4       nw      9.4      3.6        0   1012.3    998.2      0.2

Cloud, with occasional brief glimpses of hazy sun. Mostly slight rain showers
0015/0720.


03-14     22.2       se     12.0      2.6        x   1012.3    993.9        0

Variable amounts of mostly patchy cloud with haze.


03-15     15.6      sse     10.3      6.8        x    994.2    990.3      4.8

Cloud, with spells of hazy sun late afternoon. Rain 0305/0735 ( heavy at
times) and mostly slight rain showers 0800/1230. Slight rain shower 2055/2110.


03-16     14.5        s     11.5      2.7        x   1005.7    994.0      2.8

Cloud (broken at times). Mostly slight rain showers 0045/0505 and rain showers
1120/1325 (heavy at times).


03-17     15.5       ne      5.2     -1.8        x   1007.8   1005.4      0.2

Cloud till mid-morning - then overcast. Outbreaks of mostly slight rain
0050/0635 and mostly slight snow 0655/1210 (slight dusting on some surfaces).
Mostly slight snow showers 1220/1750 and  mostly slight snow 1800/2215 (light
dusting on most surfaces).


03-18     15.3       ne     -0.0     -1.0        x   1013.6   1007.1      1.6

Overcast. Occasional snow flurries 0015/0315 and mostly light snow 1350/1650.
Occasional slight snow 1735/2110. Emptied TBR's at 0900. Snow depth measured
at 0900 0.6cm.  Snow cover patchy.


03-19     14.9       ne      2.1     -0.7        X   1023.5   1012.8      0.2

Cloud. Emptied TBR's at 0900.


03-20     19.5        n      7.9     -2.1        x   1033.9   1023.2        0

Cloud broken at times till early afternoon - then patchy cloud. Occasional
slight rain showers 0105/0920.0935.


03-21     14.0      wnw     10.0     -4.1        x   1034.5   1026.1        0

Sky clear till mid-morning - then variable amounts of cloud.


03-22     14.4       sw     11.3      4.1        x   1026.2   1012.2        0

Cloud (broken at times).


03-23     20.6        s     12.4      5.1        x   1012.3    998.7      0.4

Cloud (broken at times). Outbreaks of mostly slight drizzle 0310/0930. Light
rain 1945/2130 - then occasional slight rain till 0000.


03-24     10.9        n      9.1      5.5        x   1006.0    998.4      0.2

Overcast. Occasional mostly slight rain 0000/1000.


03-25     11.0        n      9.4      2.3        x   1016.3   1005.9        0

Overcast. Occasional slight drizzle 0305/0855.


03-26     11.0      sse     12.3      1.1        x   1019.5   1016.0        0

Variable amounts of cloud till late afternoon - then cloud. Chiffchaff have
returned.


03-27     18.1      sse     14.0      4.2        x   1016.2   1003.7      6.2

Cloud (broken at times from early afternoon). Outbreaks of slight rain
0005/0225 and mostly light rain showers 1250/1740. MOstly light rain
0325/1045.


03-28     14.2       sw      6.4      2.7        x   1008.1   1002.0     12.8

Cloud (broken at times from late afternoon). Moderate to heavy rain 0600/1505
(became mostly light afternoon). Light rain shower 1925/1940.


03-29     21.8      sse      9.3      0.1        x   1006.6   1000.8      5.2

Cloud (well broken at times morning). Slight rain showers 0915/0955. Rain
1330/1605 (heavy at times) and mostly light rain 1620/1655. Mostly slight rain
showers 1735/0000.


03-30     16.0        s      7.1      3.9        x   1001.4    992.2     12.2

Cloud. Mostly light rain 0000/0055 and slight rain shower 0935/0940. Rain
1020/1700 (heavy at times). Slight rain showers 1735/2145.


03-31     17.6        s      9.2      4.3        x   1006.1    994.7      3.8

Cloud (broken at times). Mostly slight rain showers 0155/0000 (less frequent
from late morning).


                        ********* MONTHLY TOTALS *********

     month   maxgust  maxtemp  mintemp      sun   maxhpa   minhpa     rain
     month       mph        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

     03         26.2     14.0     -4.9        x   1034.5    985.2     93.8

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mm:dd   MXGUST      DIR   MXTEMP   MNTEMP      sun   MAXHPA   MINHPA     RAIN
mm:dd      mph      dir        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

04-01     18.4      wnw      6.8      3.6        x   1014.4   1006.0      2.2

Cloud (broken at times morning). Occasional mostly slight rain showers
0000/0350 and rain 2205/0000 (heavy at times). Tap water temperature taken at
0900 8.3(c).

Manual rain gauge at Painters Forstal (south of Faversham).

Standard exposure: MO patent measuring glass for a 5" funnel.

Read at: 1900.

Monthly total:  80.9nm.


04-02     20.2      sse     11.6      4.2        x   1011.2    996.7      7.6

Cloud (broken at times morning). Rain 0000/0520 (heavy at times) and mostly
light rain 1325/2020. Slight rain shower 1230/1240 and occasional slight rain
2045/2230.


04-03     20.3        s     14.1      7.3        x    998.5    995.3      1.8

Cloud (broken at times). Mostly light rain showers 0115/0515 and occasional
slight rain showers 1100/2025.


04-04     30.0        s     13.0      7.3        x   1001.5    994.6        0

Variable amounts of cloud. Occasional slight rain showers 0335/0625.
Occasional spots of rain and brief slight rain showers 1255/2135.


04-05     17.9       nw     11.9      2.7        x   1020.3   1001.4        0

Cloud broken at times till late morning - then patchy cloud. Slight rain
showers 0230/0400.


04-06     20.6      sse     16.2      1.3        x   1019.7   1007.2        0

Variable amounts of cloud. Blackcap singing.


04-07     19.3        s     17.2      8.9        x   1008.6   1005.0      3.8

Cloud (well broken at times). Outbreaks of light rain 0505/0605 and rain
0625/0830 (heavy at times). Outbreaks of mostly light rain 1835/2335
(prolonged at times).


04-08     10.9        n     11.8      8.7        x   1010.0   1007.1      5.8

Overcast. Outbreaks of slight rain 0155/0250 and mostly light rain 0300/0935.
Outbreaks of light rain 2005/2355. Neighbour reported seeing a Swallow.


04-09     11.0        n      9.2      7.3        x   1010.0   1001.6      3.6

Overcast. Outbreaks of mostly slight rain 0010/0720. Fog from late morning
100 metres (cleared late afternoon. Light rain 1625/0000.


04-10     12.1        n     13.0      6.9        x   1006.2    999.3      4.2

Overcast till late morning - then cloud (broken at times). Light rain
0000/0310 and occasional slight rain 0335/0605. Outbreaks of mostly light rain
1930/0000 (prolonged at times). Cuckoo has returned.


04-11     11.0        n      9.2      7.1        x   1008.4   1005.7      1.4

Overcast with mist and fog at times. Outbreaks of light rain 0000/0635
(prolonged at times). Occasional slight rain and drizzle 2150/0000.


04-12     11.4        n      8.4      6.4        x   1006.2   1002.0      5.8

Overcast with fog 100/500 metres. Occasional slight rain and drizzle
0000/2050. Rain 2210/0000 (heavy at times).


04-13     13.2      ssw     12.0      6.1        x   1015.3   1003.2      3.0

Overcast till early afternoon - then cloud (broken at times). Rain 0000/0455
(heavy at times).


04-14     10.9      sse     17.2      2.5        x   1018.3   1014.3        0

Sky clear till late morning - them cloud (broken at times). Light rain shower
2200/2215.


04-15     15.8        s     14.7      8.1        x   1014.5   1007.6      0.6

Cloud (broken at times). Spots of rain 1520, 1530 and 1920. Mostly light rain
1540/1715 and slight rain shower 940/1950.


04-16     20.3      ssw     14.6      6.6        x   1019.4   1010.0        0

Cloud (well broken at times).


04-17     20.8        s     18.1      7.2        x   1025.6   1018.6        0

Cloud (well broken at times).


04-18     12.2      sse     23.8      8.9        x   1028.6   1024.1        0

Sky clear.


04-19     11.0      sse     26.6      6.9        x   1024.2   1020.8        0

Sky clear, with small amounts of cloud for a time around dawn. Whitethroat
singing.


04-20      9.5      sse     25.6      7.4        x   1022.7   1020.1        0

Sky clear.


04-21     11.0        e     23.8      5.9        x   1022.4   1013.8        0

Haze till early evening - then cloud.


04-22     18.3      ssw     23.2      8.8        x   1015.2   1007.4        0

Cloud till some time before dawn - then sky clear. Light rain shower
0120/0145. Cloudy at times from late afternoon.


04-23     14.8       sw     15.5      4.8        x   1016.9   1012.5        0

Cloud (broken at times).


04-24     19.2      ssw     16.5      9.2        x   1016.4   1008.2      0.2

Overcast till late morning - then cloud (broken at times). Occasional spots of
rain 0405/0000, with a light rain shower 2240/2310.


04-25     19.4       sw     14.5      7.0        x   1015.0   1008.4      0.4

Cloud (broken at times). Occasional spots of rain 0020/0255 and Occasional
mostly slight rain showers 1130/2030.


04-26     19.1      ssw     13.9      5.5        x   1017.6   1014.7        0

Cloud (well broken at times). Light rain shower 1235/1300 and light rain
shower 1605/1615.


04-27     15.7       se     14.4      5.6        x   1015.0   1004.1      5.2

Cloud (broken at times late morning/early afternoon). Outbreaks of rain
0405/2310 (prolonged and heavy at times from early afternoon).


04-28     10.9      wnw     10.1      6.9        x   1012.9   1005.0      0.4

Cloud (broken at times from early evening). Mostly light rain showers
0645/0630 and light rain shower 2200/2250. Slight drizzle 1400 and 1435/1440.


04-29     22.2        n      7.6      5.9        x   1012.5   1005.5      7.4

Overcast. Occasional slight drizzle 0550/1015 - then mostly light rain
1030/0000.


04-30     28.5      nnw      6.2      3.8        x   1009.8   1002.1     47.6

Mostly heavy rain 0000/1920. Cloud. Occasional spots of rain 1940/1955.


                        ********* MONTHLY TOTALS *********

     month   maxgust  maxtemp  mintemp      sun   maxhpa   minhpa     rain
     month       mph        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

     04         30.0     26.6      1.3        x   1028.6    994.6    101.0

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mm:dd   MXGUST      DIR   MXTEMP   MNTEMP      sun   MAXHPA   MINHPA     RAIN
mm:dd      mph      dir        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

05-01     17.3      ssw     13.7      2.2        x   1012.4   1009.3        0

Variable amounts of mostly patchy cloud.

Manual rain gauge at Painters Forstal (south of Faversham).

Standard exposure: MO patent measuring glass for a 5" funnel.

Read at: 1900.

Monthly total:  91.7mm.


05-02     25.6        s     12.7      1.1        x   1015.0   1005.4      7.2

Cloud (broken at times from early evening). Outbreaks of slight rain 0525/0835
and rain 0920/1430 (heavy at times). Mostly light rain shower 1545/1610.


05-03     14.0      sse     15.9     -0.3        x   1022.3   1014.8        0

Cloud (well broken at times).


05-04     10.6      sse     19.7      3.8        x   1025.5   1022.1        0

Cloud broken at times till late morning - then variable amounts of patchy
cloud.


05-05     13.1        n     19.3      1.2        x   1026.7   1022.9        0

Sky clear.


05-06     10.9      nnw     20.9      1.6        X   1024.2   1019.0        0

Sky clear.


05-07     11.0      nnw     26.2      3.8        x   1019.7   1013.0        0

Sky clear.


05-08     14.4      sse     25.7      4.2        x   1013.2   1006.2        0

Sky clear. Cloudy at times from late afternoon.


05-09     15.5        s     19.9      7.4        x   1010.0   1005.8        0

Cloudy.


05-10     16.9       nw     17.2      7.2        X   1019.8   1008.0        0

Cloudy. Occasional mostly slight rain 0355/0830. Starlings have started to
hatch.


05-11     16.3      sse     18.2      5.5        x   1019.8   1011.7        0

Variable amounts of cloud till late afternoon - them cloud.


05-12     11.6        s     16.5      9.2        x   1013.3   1010.4     13.8

Cloud (broken at times morning). Mostly light rain 1035/1140 and rain
1720/2145 (heavy at times). Occasional slight rain showers 1210/1615.


05-13     10.9        w     16.3      5.3        x   1017.6   1011.3      0.2

Cloud broken at times till late afternoon - then cloudy. Slight rain 0025/0125
and light rain 0555/0745.


05-14     20.0      nnw     17.5      4.2        x   1019.6   1017.1        0

Cloud (well broken at times).


05-15     13.8      nnw     20.6      7.6        x   1019.5   1017.2        0

Cloud broken at times till late morning - then patchy cloud.


05-16     20.7        n     14.7      7.6        x   1027.2   1019.2        0

Cloud, with occasional brief glimpses of hazy sun.


05-17     14.5        n     15.7      5.3        x   1027.6   1025.0        0

Cloud broken at times till late morning - then variable amounts of cloud.


05-18     11.0        n     16.4      2.9        x   1026.5   1023.2        0

Cloud (well broken at times).


05-19     10.9        n     18.2      1.7        x   1025.2   1021.9        0

Cloudy till late morning - then sky clear, with occasional small patches of
cloud.


05-20     12.9        n     18.5      6.9        x   1024.1   1018.9        0

Cloud till late morning - then Cloudy with haze.


05-21     11.9      nnw     20.1      9.0        x   1019.0   1012.7        0

Overcast with mist, cleared late morning - then cloudy. Mostly slight rain
shower 1010/1040 and spots of rain 1055/1100.


05-22     13.0      nnw     24.0      9.2        x   1020.0   1012.5      1.0

Cloud till late morning - then variable amounts of cloud. Mostly light rain
showers 0050/0830. Sferics on radio (am) afternoon/early evening.


05-23     16.6      nnw     15.7      9.8        x   1022.8   1019.8      4.0

Cloud (broken at times). Spots of rain 1255. Mostly slight rain showers
1320/1450 and rain showers 2050/2355 (heavy at times).


05-24     12.3        n     18.3     11.9        x   1021.0   1016.2      1.6

Cloud (broken at times). Mostly light rain showers 0010/0530 and slight rain
shower 2125/2200. House Martins have returned.


05-25     10.9       nw     20.9     12.2        x   1019.1   1015.6        0

Overcast, with mist till late morning. Cloud (broken at times from late
afternoon).


05-26     12.3        n     23.2     12.4        x   1019.1   1015.9        0

Cloud (well broken at times). Slight rain shower 0350/0355 and 0440/0510.
Occasional spots of rain 2010/2305. distant thunder 2300/0000 to the south
 west with lots of lightning.


05-27     11.0      sse     26.6     12.0        x   1016.9   1013.1      0.4

Cloud broken at times till early afternoon - then variable amounts of
mostly patchy cloud. Heavy rain shower 0005/0010. Distant lightning for a time
after midnight. Starlings have fledged.


05-28     11.0        n     24.4     11.2        x   1017.9   1015.1        0

Variable amounts of cloud.


05-29     13.9        n     15.5     13.2        x   1017.7   1012.0     28.8

Overcast. Rain 0510/0625 (heavy at times) and mostly heavy rain 0820/1235.
Mostly light rain showers 1945/0000. Thunder storms 0915/1200 to north moved
west (one clap overhead at 1200). Distant thunder 2100/2200 to the
south west. Fog late evening 100 metres. Several short breaks in the power
supply.


05-30     11.0      nne     22.6     12.6        x   1014.1   1011.4      0.2

Fog cleared some time after midnight. Overcast with distant mist till midday -
then cloud (broken at times). Light rain shower 0000/0020 and slight rain
0455/0825 (intermittent at times).


05-31     10.9        n     17.1     12.3        x   1016.0   1013.2      0.2

Fog 50 metres at times (cleared late morning). Cloud (broken at times).
Intermittent slight rain 0615/0825 and light rain shower 1235/1335. Spots of
rain 1155.


                        ********* MONTHLY TOTALS *********

     month   maxgust  maxtemp  mintemp      sun   maxhpa   minhpa     rain
     month       mph        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

     05         25.6     26.6     -0.3        x   1027.6   1005.4     57.4

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mm:dd   MXGUST      DIR   MXTEMP   MNTEMP      sun   MAXHPA   MINHPA     RAIN
mm:dd      mph      dir        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

06-01     11.0      ssw     21.7     13.7        x   1017.8   1015.5        0

Cloud (broken at times). Tap water temperature taken at 0900 16.5(c).).

Manual rain gauge at Painters Forstal (south of Faversham).

Standard exposure: MO patent measuring glass for a 5" funnel.

Read at: 1900.

Monthly total: 110.9mm.


06-02      9.6        s     23.5     12.8        x   1018.0   1015.6        0

Cloud (broken at times). Swifts about this afternoon.


06-03     10.9      sse     25.2     10.4        x   1018.7   1015.1        0

Variable amounts of cloud.


06-04     11.0      nne     15.4     10.2        x   1016.0   1014.2        0

Overcast. Intermittent slight drizzle 0735/0855 and outbreaks of
slight drizzle 2135/2355.


06-05     10.7      nne     17.0      9.2        x   1016.9   1014.7      0.2

Overcast till early afternoon - then cloud (broken at times). Outbreaks of
slight drizzle 0005/0345 and mostly slight rain and drizzle 0400/0655.


06-06     14.2        n     19.8     10.3        x   1015.8   1013.2      0.8

Cloud (broken at times from midday). Mostly light rain shower 2310/2330 and
heavy rain shower 2350/0000. Distant thunder reported 2300/0000 to the east.


06-07     10.9        n     21.1      9.4        x   1016.8   1014.3      1.2

Heavy rain shower 0000/0020 and spots of rain 0215. Cloud (broken at times
from late morning). Patchy cloud from mid-afternoon.


06-08     11.7        n     20.7      7.3        x   1017.3   1014.6        0

Variable amounts of cloud.


06-09     10.6        n     20.2     10.9        x   1016.2   1013.7        0

Cloud (broken at times).


06-10     11.5      nne     19.3      9.5        x   1015.1   1013.0        0

Overcast till early afternoon - then cloudy. Sky clear from early evening.


06-11     12.9        n     20.5      8.1        x   1014.5   1011.8        0

Overcast till late morning - then cloudy.


06-12     11.5        n     16.0      8.8        x   1018.8   1012.9        0

Overcast, with occasional brief glimpses of hazy sun afternoon. Intermittent
slight rain and drizzle 0815/1115.


06-13     14.7        s     20.2      7.7        x   1019.5   1014.7        0

Variable amounts of cloud.


06-14     20.1        s     20.8      9.4        x   1015.1   1009.9        0

Cloud (broken at times from late afternoon). Occasional outbreaks of slight
rain and drizzle 0200/1300.


06-15     11.5      sse     21.9      8.1        x   1016.6   1013.9        0

Variable amounts of cloud till late afternoon - them cloud (broken at times).


06-16     16.2      ssw     19.1     11.2        x   1015.0   1012.8        0

Cloud (broken at times).


06-17     17.7      ssw     18.3     11.9        x   1017.5   1014.4      0.2

Cloud (broken at times). Light rain 0700/0825 and spots of rain 0905/0910.
Intermittent slight drizzle 1930/2115.


06-18     17.3      ssw     22.6     14.2        x   1020.1   1016.2        0

Cloud (broken at times from late morning). Occasional slight rain and drizzle
0300/0730. Sky clear from late afternoon.


06-19     12.4      ssw     24.0     14.2        x   1022.7   1019.7        0

Overcast till early afternoon - then cloud (broken at times).


06-20     13.8      ssw     23.5     13.9        x   1021.3   1016.2        0

Cloud broken at times till late morning - then variable amounts of patchy
cloud.


06-21     21.1       nw     19.8      7.2        x   1028.2   1018.1        0

Variable amounts of cloud.


06-22     12.1        n     22.3      4.9        X   1030.0   1027.8        0

Sky clear, with occasional patchy cloud.


06-23     14.8       nw     23.1      5.9        X   1029.1   1023.6        0

Sky clear for a time after dawn - then cloudy with haze. Cloud from late
afternoon.


06-24     11.2        n     23.0      6.1        0   1025.1   1022.9        0

Haze.


06-25      9.7      sse     28.3      7.5        x   1025.3   1022.8        0

Sky clear.


06-26     11.3        n     24.2      7.7        x   1026.2   1023.9        0

Sky clear.


06-27     12.7      nne     20.1     11.4        x   1025.9   1022.8        0

Cloud broken at times till mid-afternoon - then sky clear.


06-28     11.9        n     23.7     11.4        x   1024.6   1021.1        0

Cloud (well broken at times from early afternoon).


06-29     13.5        n     25.1     12.0        x   1022.3   1017.6        0

Cloud broken at times till midday - then sky clear.


06-30     12.6        n     24.5     11.2        x   1018.1   1012.5        0

Cloud broken at times till late morning - then sky clear.


                        ********* MONTHLY TOTALS *********

     month   maxgust  maxtemp  mintemp      sun   maxhpa   minhpa     rain
     month       mph        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

     06         21.1     28.3      4.9        x   1030.0   1009.9      2.4

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mm:dd   MXGUST      DIR   MXTEMP   MNTEMP      sun   MAXHPA   MINHPA     RAIN
mm:dd      mph      dir        c        c      hrs      hpa      hpa       mm

07-01     11.9        n     25.6     10.0        x   1013.0   1011.5        0

Variable amounts of cloud. Tap water temperature taken at 0900 18.7(c).

Manual rain gauge at Painters Forstal (south of Faversham).

Standard exposure: MO patent measuring glass for a 5" funnel.

Read at: 1900.

Monthly total:  xx.xmm.


07-02     10.8      nne     25.3     10.7        x   1016.5   1012.5        0

Sky clear.


07-03     10.2      nne     22.4     11.1        x   1017.2   1015.5        0

Sky clear till late morning - then variable amounts of cloud.


07-04     13.3        n     25.0      8.8        x   1016.6   1012.2        0

Cloud (well broken at times).


07-05     12.1      sse     27.7     10.5        x   1016.9   1012.9        0

Cloud (well broken at times). Spot of rain 1510.


07-06     11.3        s     27.3     13.9        x   1021.6   1016.6        0

Haze till midday - then variable amounts of cloud.


07-07     10.9      sse     28.2     12.6        x   1022.7   1020.3        0

Sky clear till late morning - then cloud (broken at times).


07-08     10.6        n     29.1     11.2        x   1025.2   1022.3        0

Sky clear.


07-09      9.9        n     28.4      9.1        x   1025.5   1021.3        0

Sky clear till mid-morning - then cloud (broken at times).


07-10     16.7        n     22.2     11.8        x   1023.7   1020.0        0

Cloud (well broken at times).


07-11     10.4      nnw     21.9      9.8        x   1021.2   1019.0        0

Cloud till early afternoon - then variable amounts of cloud.


07-12     10.5        n     23.5     11.6        x   1021.9   1019.6        0

Overcast till early afternoon - them cloud (well broken at times).


07-13     12.1        n     24.7      9.7        x   1022.0   1019.3        0

Cloud broken at times till early afternoon - then sky clear.


07-14     11.4       se     27.2      7.7        x   1021.2   1016.2        0

Sky clear.


07-15     12.6      sse     29.0      8.7        x   1017.3   1011.9        0

Sky clear, with occasional patchy cloud.