MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW - ARMIDALE NSW
February 2015 was a warm, dry and cloudy month.
rainfall total of 26.0 mm was 63 mm lower than the long term average,
most falls were light with the heaviest being 9.0 mm on the 26th.
Temperatures were a slightly lower than normal due to the numerous cloudy days, and it was unusual that 30 degrees was not reached at all during the month.
There were thunderstorms on eight days, and no hail was observed with any of the storms.
Winds were light to moderate easterlies which is normal for late summer.
There were no noteworthy events.
FEBRUARY 2015 STATISTICS (long term averages in brackets)
Rainfall: 26.0 (88.7 mm)
days: 11 (10)
2015 rainfall total Jan to Feb: 139.2 mm (190.0 mm)
Average maximum temp: 24.6 deg (25.4 deg)
Average minimum temp: 11.8 deg (12.6 deg)
Highest maximum temp: 29.0 deg on the 8th
Lowest maximum temp: 20.5 deg on the 20th
Highest minimum temp: 16.4 deg on the 23rd
Lowest minimum temp: 6.0 deg on the 4th
Fine sunny days: 8 (12.5)
Ideal weather days: 0 (1)
Days with thunderstorms: 8 (5)
Days with frosts: 0 (0)
Days with fogs: 1 (1.5)
Wind direction at 3pm & number of days: E: 18, W: 5, SE: 4, S: 1
daily pan evaporation: 4.1 mm (4.5 mm)
2nd: 6.00-7.00pm approx
- slight storm from west, 0.1 mm rain
12th: 3.45-4.00pm - thunder heard in west, no rain
13th: 5.15-6.00pm approx - slight storm from east, 1.0 mm rain
15th: 1.40-2.00pm - thunder heard in east, no rain
- slight storm, 0.8 mm rain
24th: 5.05-5.30pm - slight storm from south, 0.1 mm rain
25th: 4.30-5.00pm - thunder heard in west, no rain
26th: 5.00-5.15pm - thunder heard in south, no rain
9.40pm-12.00 midnight - moderate storms, 9.0 mm rain
27th: 5.15-5.30pm approx
- slight storm, 2.2 mm rain