Second driest April in 16 years
April rainfall on the Peninsula totalled just 13.5mm, the second driest April in 16 years.
This followed a March total of 410.7mm, which was the second wettest March in 16 years.
The April total was less than one 10th of the month's average of 145mm.
Falls of more than one millimetre were recorded on four days, with only one fall being more than five millimetres - 5.4mm on April 1.
The least rain for the month of April was 12mm recorded in 2006.
Despite the variations, the cumulative total for the year was 589.7mm, within two per cent of year-to-date average at the end of April of 583mm.
Spreadsheet, 30 Apr 2021
Jim Morrison, Umina