Wet week pushes total well above average
A total of 113.6mm of rain fell on the Peninsula in the last week of July.
This brought the total for the month to 156.2mm, which was more than two and a half times the July average of 60mm, according to figures supplied by Mr Jim Morrison of Umina.
The heaviest fall was 80.6mm recorded on July 27, with a further 21.9mm recorded the following day.
The only other substantial fall for the month was 16.5mm on July 15.
All other falls were of less than 10mm.
In contrast, no rain has fallen in the first week of August, although rain is forecast for the second week.
August is also a historically dry month, with a monthly average of 67mm.
Spreadsheet, 7 Aug 2020
Jim Morrison, Umina