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The meteorological observations for the month of February,taken by Mr James Carr at "Rudston," Methven, show that rain fell on 12 days .as follows:—l.39 inches on the Ist, 2 points on the 2nd, 35 points on the 3rd, 82 points on the 4th, 5 points on the sth, pne point on the 6th, 7 points on the Bth, 12 points on the 11th, 2 points on the 16th, 2 points on the 20th, 40 points on the 25th; total, 3.39 inches. No frost was recorded, but freezing point was reached on one occasion—on the: 25fch. The highest reading of the thermometer was 29.98 degrees on 21st; and the lowest 29.28 degrees, on the :Ist.. South-westerly winds blew on nine days, north-westers on nine days, and easterlies on yet another nine. The remaining day was favoured with a north wind. '

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METHVEN METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8813, 9 March 1914

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METHVEN METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8813, 9 March 1914

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