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Daily Observations & Data Comparisons.

Temp and rainfall statistics from the manual instruments are generally for the 24hrs to 17:00 (winter) or 18:00.
Metservice statistics are gathered from the Metservice website and are for the 24hr period to 09:00 (for the sake of data comparision their maximum temperatures as listed here are from the following day's report). Davis weather station readings are midnight to midnight.

 

Cloud formation at Ferndale, January 2005.
Date
Temp °C
Stevenson
min/max
(24hrs to 17:00
or 18:00)
Temp °C
At tree
min/max
(24hrs to 17:00
or 18:00)
Meterv.
Gore
Temp
°C
min/max
Rain
(mm)

(24hrs to 09:00)
Davis
Temp
°C
(24hrs to 23:59)
Rain (mm)
Pro Gauge
(24hrs to 17:00
or 18:00)
Rain
Nylex 1
(24hrs to 17:00
or 18:00)
Rain
Nylex 2
(24hrs to 17:00
or 18:00)
Davis
Rain
mm
(24hrs to 23:59)
Remarks
Jan 2007
Extremes

0.5/27.6
Jan3/22
0/26.5
Jan3/22
  0.6/28.0
Jan3/22
12.8/13.9
Jan19/10
        Ferndale
Jan 2007 Averages
      7.9/19.8
        Ferndale
Jan 2007 Totals         43.3
48.4
49.3
40
Ferndale
Feb 2007 Extremes
1.8/24.5
Feb13/6
1.8/23
Feb13/5
5/23

2.2/24.4
Feb13/5&6

13.9/12.8
Feb 19/2
        Ferndale
Feb 2007 Averages
      7.8/19.0

        Ferndale
Feb Totals
    30.2mm   49.9
53.5
53.6
35.2
Ferndale
March 2007
Extremes
1.8/27.6
(Mar 14/5)
1/26
(Mar 22/5)
2/26

2.2/28.3
(March 14&22/5)

12.2/10.0
Mar 4/15
        Ferndale
March Averages       7.4/19.3
        Ferndale
March Totals     108.2
  135.7
138.4
137.4
103.2
Ferndale
April
2007
Extremes
Lows
 
- 0.3/9.8
April 12/April 27
- 1/9.0
April 12,21/April 14,27
  - 0.6/7.2
April 12/13

        Ferndale 
April
2007
Extremes
Highs
 
8.5/18.2
April 21/April 10 
8.5/16.5
April 21/April 10 
  8.9/17.8
April 9/April 10 
        Ferndale 
April
Averages
 
4.2/13.1  3.4/11.7    3.9/13.0          Ferndale 
April
Totals
 
        104.5  107.3  103.0  74.8  Ferndale 
May 2007
Extremes
Lows
1.5/9.2
May 15, 28/May 3
- 1/9
May 15/May 3
  0.6/9.4
May 15,28/May 3
        Ferndale 
May 2007
Extremes
Highs
10.7/19.7
May 5/May 20
8/17
May 8,21/May 5,20 
  9.4/19.4
May 5,21/May 20 
        Ferndale  
May 2007
Averages
 
5.6/13.9  3.4/12.4    4.8/13.4          Ferndale 
May 2007
Totals
        55.0  55.9  55.3  44.2  Ferndale 
June 2007
Extremes
Lows
- 4.0/1.3
Jun 28/Jun 21,23
- 5.8/1
Jun 28/Jun 21,23
- 5
- 4.4/2.2
Jun 28/Jun 21
        Ferndale
June 2007
Extremes Highs
9.0/15.2
Both June 1
7/12
Both June 1
14
7.2/13.3
Jun 1,30/Jun1
        Ferndale
June 2007
Averages

0.9/7.2
- 0.5/5.7
  0.5/6.8
        Ferndale
June 2007 Totals
    152.8
  209.7
(22 days)
209.7
(22 days)
193.5
(22 days)
142.8
(27 days - incl dew)
Ferndale
July 2007
Extremes
Lows
- 6.0/2.9
July 8 
- 7/1.5
July 8 
- 6 - 6.1 /2.2
July 8
         
July
2007
Extremes
Highs
9.6/14
July 27/July 25 
8/13
July 27/July 25 
16   8.9/13.9
July 27/July 25
         
July 2007
Totals
    31.6    60.7 
18days
65.4 
18days
64.9 
18days
46.4 
19days
 
July
2007
Averages

1.0/7.6  - 0.7/6.4    0.7/7.1           
Aug 2007 Extremes Lows - 3.2/6.0 
Aug 15/Aug 13
- 5/4.5 
Aug 15/Aug 13
- 4/_
- 3.3/5.6 
Aug15/Aug 13
         
Aug 2007 Extremes Highs  5.8/15.8
Aug 31 
4.5/15
Aug 10/Aug 31 
_/16
6.1/16.1 
Aug31/Aug 10
         
Aug 2007 Totals      47.6
  80.1
17 days
 
83.4
17 days 
79.9
17 days 
60.0   
Aug 2007 Averages 2.0/10.2
over 31/30 days 
0.2/9.0
over 31/30 days 
  1.6/10.0           
Sept 2007 Extremes Lows  - 2.9/6.7
Sept 6/5 
- 4/6
Sept 6/5 
  - 2.2/6.7
Sept 6/5 
         
Sept 2007 Extremes Highs  12.2 /19.4
Sept 1
11/18
Sept 1
 
  8.9/19.4
Sept 30/1 
         
Sept 2007 Totals          42.4  46.4  44.5  34.2 
20 days
 
Sept 2007 Averages  3.3/13.7
over 24/22 days 
1.4/12.9
over 24/23
days 
  3.0/13.2           
Oct 2007 Extremes Lows  - 1.8/9.4
Oct 18/Oct 17 
- 3/8
Oct 18, 19/Oct 17 
0/_  - 1.1/7.8
Oct 18,19/ Oct 17 
         
Oct 2007 Extremes Highs 
9.6/23.7
Oct 31/Oct 30 
8/23
Oct 31/Oct 29 
_/23   7.2/23.9
Oct 30
         
Oct 2007 Totals
    96.0mm    153.8  158.3  151  130.2   
Oct 2007 Averages
3.1/14.4
over 27days 
1.4/13.5
over 27 days
  3.1/13.5           
15 Nov 2007
3.3/13.9
2/13.5
5/_
2.6mm
3.9/13.9
1.3
1.5
1.4
2.4
Mostly cldy. Cumulus, stratocum from SW. Few light showers. Wind light & variable NE to S.
16 Nov 2007
6.6/
5/
  6.7/14.4
1.6
2.0
1.8
  Mostly cldy morn. Cumulus & stratocum from SW. Few sprinles of rain & drizzle. Light wind. Depart for Dunedin at 11:40.
17 Nov 2007
    _/21
4.4/20.6
        Dunedin: Sunny, light to mod NE wind. Some cirrus incr in W.
18 Nov 2007
    11/17
8.9/18.3
        Dunedin: Mostly sunny morn. Incr cirro & altostratus & altocum from W or NW. Few spots rain a’noon. Light wind
Period Nov 16-19
4.6/21.3
2/21
             
19 Nov 2007
    9/19
7.2/20.6
        Dunedin/Ferndale. Return to Ferndale around 14:30. Mostly sunny a’noon Some cumulus & stratocum build-up mostly clearing by sunset. Wind light E.
20 Nov 2007
7.4/25.0
4.5/23
9/25
7.2/24.4
        Mostly clear day. Morn stratus fragments clearing. Wind light NW turning mod to fresh S to SW mid a’noon, easing to near calm by sunset.
21 Nov 2007
10.5/26.2
7/23
11/26
10.0/25.6
        Mostly sunny. A little cirrus & scattered altocum patches from W joined by stratocum patches mid a’noon but mostly clear by sunset. Wind mod to fresh W to NW becoming strong at times during evening.
22 Nov 2007
13.0/20.6
11.5/20
14/20
13.3/20.6
        Part cldy. Variable amounts altostratus & altocum from W. Long sunny periods through a’noon. Wind light to mod S turning mod to fresh W to NW early a’noon, becoming strong at times, easing to light by sunset.
23 Nov 2007
11.6/18.4
9/17.5
14/_
10.0/17.2
3.0
3.5
3.5
4.0
Cldy. Alto & nimbostratus & altocum from W joined by stratus from SW after 18:00. Periods of light rain from 09:00. Wind mod to fresh W tending calm by late morn & turning S to SW late a’noon.
24 Nov 2007
8.9/19.0
7/15.5
_/19
8.9/17.8
2.2
2.5
2.2
0.6
Part cldy morn. Patchy cumulus & stratocum from W thickening in S with distant showers. Wind mod to fresh W. Depart for Dunedin at 11:40.
25 Nov 2007
8.8/_
7/_
11/18
7.2/16.7
2.3
2.6
2.5
2.0
Dunedin/Ferndale. Sunny morn, patchy stratocum from late morn. Fresh SW wind. Return to Ferndale 19:30, fresh SW wind, mostly clear sky apart from cirrus in dist SW & a little stratocum.
26 Nov 2007
2.4/17.3
0/16
5/17
2.2mm
2.2/16.7
        Part cldy. Cumulus, stratocum with morn showers in dist S mostly clearing early a’noon but incr again late a’noon joined by nimbostratus by sunset. Wind mod to fresh SW. Brief sprinkle of rain around 17:00 & again after 23:00.
27 Nov 2007
3.4/12.4
2.5/11.5
5/11
1.7/11.7
2.4
2.8
2.5
1.8
Part cldy. Cumulus & cumulonimbus from SW mostly clearing by sunset. Frequent light to mod showers clearing by 15:00. Some small hail (1mm diam) in a late morn shower. Wind mod to fresh SW easing to near calm by sunset.
28 Nov
2007
2.1/15.5
- 0.5/15.5
4/14
0.4mm
2.8/15.0
0.4
0.7
0.7
0.4
Mostly cldy. Cumulus & stratocum decr from SW. Cirrostratus moving in after 20:00. WInd light to mod S. Light showers through morn.
29 Nov
2007
5.9/15.8
4/15
8/_
6.1/15.6
2.0
2.2
2.0
3.6
Early morn sun, then cumulus & stratocum incr from SW. Light rain late morn followed by mostly light showers clearing mid a’noon but returning after 21:00 with a briefly mod fall. wind fresh to strong NW late morn turning mod to fresh SW early a’noon, easing to light by sunset.
30 Nov 2007
5.0/_
4/_
  5.6/15.6
3.0
3.3
3.0
0.4
Cldy morn - stratocum, wind near calm. Depart for Dunedin 09:15.
Nov 2007 Extremes Lows  1.3/9.1
Nov 5
- 0.5/9
Nov 28/5 
  1.7/7.2
Nov 5&27/5 
         
Nov 2007 Extremes Highs  13.0/26.2
Nov 22/21 
11.5/23
Nov 22/21 
  13.3/25.6
Nov 22/21 
         
Nov 2007 Totals          68.2  74.7  71.5  56.6   
Nov 2007 Averages  5.5/16.1
over 26/22 days 
3.4/14.8
over 26/22 days
  5.6/15.4            
1 Dec 2007
      6.7/15.0
      0.2
Dunedin: Cldy. Thickening stratocum with light rain late a’noon.
2 Dec 2007
      5.6/16.1
        Dunedin: Morn stratocum mostly clearing but incr again later Some cirrus a’noon.
Period Nov 30 - 3 Dec 2007
5.2/19.9
4/17
    0.05
0.8
0.5
  Ferndale.
3 Dec 2007
    _/17
7.8/18.3
        Dunedin/Ferndale: Mostly sunny. Return to Ferndale around 17:00. Mod SW wind. Cirrostratus in dist SW.
4 Dec 2007
7.8/23.0
6/22
10/_
10.0/23.9
        Ferndale. Mostly sunny. Wind light to mod E to S. Cumulus & stratocum patches through a’noon.
5 Dec 2007
7.5/25.8
5/23
  7.2/25.6
      0.6
Sunny morn. Cirro & altostratus & altocum wave cld forming in W early a’noon & spreading E after 15:00. Stratus frontal band moving in from SW around 21:00. A few light showers after 21:30. Wind mod to fresh W becoming fresh to strong with arrival of front. Wind easing after 22:00.
6 Dec 2007
6.3/20
5/19
_/15
5.6/16.7
0.8
1.2
1.2
0.2
Cldy start with a few light showers. Stratocum mostly clearing. Wind mod SW turning E by late a’noon.
7 Dec 2007
4.6/22.0
3/22
4/_
5.0/22.2
        Clear, mod E wind.
8 Dec 2007
8.3/26.7
4/26
  6.7/26.7
        Sunny. A little cumulus devel early a’noon. Light wind.
9 Dec 2007
9/_
7/_
  9.4/23.9
        Dunedin. Early stratocum clearing to mostly sunny a’noon. Light wind.
10 Dec 2007
_/22.8
_/22
  12.2/22.8
0.3
0.5
0.8
0.6
Return to Ferndale around 12:00. Mostly cldy. Light E wind. Cirro & altostratus & altocum wave cld delivered a few light a’noon showers.
11 Dec 2007
15.1/22.1
13/21
  15.6/19.4
3.8
4.0
4.3
4.4
Cldy. Stratus, alto & nimbostratus & altocum. Periods of light rain. Wind light E.
12 Dec 2007
14.2/20.4
12/19
_/18
10.6/20.6
9.2
9.4
10.5
7.6
Mostly cldy. Thickening alto & nimbostratus, cumulus, altocum & stratus. Stratus base down to 200m early morn. Light showers & some drizzle, a few briefly mod to heavy showers after 14:00. Wind light E turning light to mod S through a’noon. 
13 Dec 2007
8.4/15.6
6/16
9/13
7.0mm
8.3/13.9
2.5
2.7
2.5
0.8
Mostly cldy. Trace of morn drizzle. Stratus from E thickening late a’noon. Some cirrus visible a’noon. Wind mod to fresh E.
14 Dec 2007
7.6/16.7
6/16
9/_
1.2mm
8.3/17.2
2.7
3.0
3.5
3.2
Mostly cldy. Stratus clearing. Cirro & altostratus & nimbostratus wave cld incr. Light showers most of day. Wind fresh E easing to light.
15 Dec 2007
12.7/27.7
9/26
  12.2/27.8
      0.2
Ferndale/Dunedin.Warm, sunny morn. Depart for Dunedin at 12:30.
16 Dec 2007
    _/24
14.4/26.1
      2.6
Dunedin. Cumulus & cumuulonimbus build-ups through day. Cirrus & altocum also present. Few light showers.
17 Dec 2007
9.9/_
8.5/_
13/13
1.2mm
9.4/15.6
(Period Dec 15-17)
6.8
(Period Dec 15-17)
7.2
(Period Dec 15-17)
6.0
1.4
Dunedin/Ferndale. Stratus, nimbostratus, cumulus, stratocum. Light to mod rain & drizzle most of day. Light wind. Return to Ferndale 21:00.
18 Dec 2007
4.4/17.0
3.5/14.5
7/15
3.0mm
5.0/16.7
        Mostly sunny. Patchy stratocum & cumulus from SW esp late morn & early evening. Wind mod to fresh SW.
19 Dec 2007
5.7/17.0
3/15
7/15
5.6/16.1
0.3
0.6
0.8
0.6
Mostly cldy. Cumulus & stratocum from SW. Wind mod to fresh SW. Light showers from mid to late morn.
20 Dec 2007
7.5/15.2
6/15
9/_
1.0mm
7.2/15.6
2.0
2.2
2.3
1.2
Return from Dunedin at 16:00. Patchy stratocum clearing. Light SW wind.
21 Dec 2007
6.0/19.9
4/19.5
  6.1/20.6
        Mostly sunny. Scattered light cumulus thickening in places early evening. Wind light E.
22 Dec 2007
7.5/23.8
5/23
  6.7/24.4
        Sunny. Light to mod E to NE wind. Few altocum patches a’noon.
23 Dec 2007
8.5/27.4
6.5/26
  8.9/28.3
        Dunedin. Sunny. Cirrostratus incr in W.
24 Dec 2007
    _/15
1.0mm
11.7/17.8
0.5
0.8
  0.4
Dunedin/Ferndale. A little o’night rain. Arrive Ferndale 11:00. Stratus from S, drizzle & a little fine rain. Mod SW wind. Dry a’noon, mostly cldy.
Dec 2007 Extremes Lows 4.4/15.2
Dec 18/20
3/14.5
Dec 7&19/18 
  5.0/13.9
Dec 7&18/13 
         
Dec 2007 Extremes Highs   15.1/27.7
Dec 11/15 
13/26
Dec 11/8,15,23 
  15.6 /28.3
Dec 11/ 23
         
Dec 2007 Totals           29.0  32.4    24.0   
Dec 2007 Averages  8.2/21.3
over 19/18 days  
6.1/20.1
over 19/18 days 
  8.6/20.5

Over 24 days 

         
3 day's frost build-up on 26 June 2006.
Frost & pond ice, 27 June 2006.
Far Left: Hail shower during a snow event, 8 June 2007.
Left: May 2002. 28cm snowfall.
Far Left: 24 June 2007 - the waterway in flood after heavy rain & snow thaw. A very wet month.
Left: 8 July 2007. Pond ice "stranded" as the water level drops. This morning produced the lowest temp since 1996,
- 6.0°C.
  Spring snow, 10 Oct 2006.
4cm settled.