April rain on target
Rainfall on the Peninsula for the month until April 13 was 58.4mm, according to Woy Woy resident Mr Jim Morrison.
This was just under half the monthly average of 125.7mm, with more than half the month to go.
A total of 52.5mm was recorded over Easter, with 25mm being recorded on the Saturday, 15.2mm on the Sunday and 12.3mm on the Monday.
A total of 265.9mm had fallen for the three months to the end of March, 85mm short of the average rainfall for the first three months of the year.
Rainfall at the end of March was about 76 per cent (three quarters) of average.
Mr Morrison said that there had been 21 wet days on Peninsula so far this year.
There had been 17 wet days at the end of March, compared to 15 wet days last year and 18 the year before.
Mr Morrison defined a wet day as one where five or more millimetres of rain had fallen.
Mark Snell, 12 Apr 2007
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