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The following are the meteorological observations as recorded at the Domain weather station for the month of April: Highest barometer, 30.32 in., on'the 30th: lowest barometer, 29.43 m., on the,lßth; highest maximum, 75 degrees, on the 2nd: lowest'maximum, 51 degrees/on the 16th; highest minimum, 60 degrees, on the 6th; lowest minimum, 31 degrees, on.the 11th.

!-, Frost was registered on six nights, the hardest being seven degrees. Tlie rainfall for the mouth was 2 inches 23 points, as compared with 92 points for April last year, the maximum, I inch 18 points, being recorded on the 10th. Rain fell on eight days. With the exception of the month of January, when 5 inches 31 points of rain was registered, the rainfall for the year, so far as it has gone, is comparatively small. February and March were the two driest months experienced for a number of years, 64 points of rain being recorded in.the former and 68 in the latter. The rainfall for the four months ended April, compared with the same period in the preceding years, was as follows: —1919, 8 inches 86 points (1918. 9 inches 09 --oints), 1917, 9 inches II points (1916, 8 inches 43} points), 1915. 4 inch** 66} points (1914. 12 inches 93 points). 1913. 9 inches -16. ■-'points (1912. 11 inches 47 points).

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THE WEATHER, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9600, 3 May 1919

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THE WEATHER Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9600, 3 May 1919

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