February rainfall second highest in 18 years
February's rainfall total of 283.5mm was the second highest recorded on the Peninsula for the month in 18 years.
Rain was recorded on 20 days of the month.
The highest was the 2020 total of 380.4mm, according to figures supplied by Mr Jim Morrison of Umina.
A total of 307mm was recorded in Umina in the 11 days between February 22 and March 4, the same total as fell in just five days in February 2020.
In February two years ago, two days had falls of more than 78mm, where this year the highest daily totals was 41.5mm recorded on February 26.
Rainfall in the first four days of March totalled 134.5mm, already above the 18-year median of 130mm for the month, with the March average being 165mm.
Spreadsheet, 4 Mar 2022
Jim Morrison and Lachlan Mottlee, Umina