The first three months of 2018 have been distinctly wet, with a total of 357mm of rain, amounting to 185% of the 2000-12 average. The graph below shows the pattern.
A little late in the day (or very late for November), the rainfall records for November and December 2017 show still more wet months.
Both November and December had some very wet days, with over 10mm of rain per day.
The annual total for 2017 was 1248mm, which is 145% of the 2001-12 average.
October was a relatively dry month, with 87mm of rainfall. This is 84% of the 2000-12 average.
There was a wet spell around the 20th of the month, but otherwise no particular pattern. The high rainfall on 7th October was associated with Storm Brian.
July was another wet month, with double the 2000-12 average, at 128.6mm. Here is the cumulative graph for the year to date:
The rainfall figures are distorted somewhat by a few extremely wet days, as shown in the graph for the month:
Better late than never, here are the rainfall figures from the weather station for June 2017. It looks from the monthly total (92.8mm) that June was a wet month – the average is 62.8mm. Here is the cumulative data for the year to June. 2017 was notably drier than 2016, but still had substantially more rain than average. The daily figures for June –
I collect weather data from a Davis Vantage Vue weather station. A real-time display of the weather is on the web. This includes daily, weekly and monthly graphs and summaries, and an annual text summary.