Little rain in 16 days is well below average
Only 6.3mm of rain have fallen on the Peninsula in the 16 days to last Friday morning, according to figures supplied by Mr Jim Morrison of Umina.
This is the longest period with such little rainfall this year.
At the start of May, there were 10 days with a total of just 5.1mm recorded.
The June total currently stands at 2.4mm, around 1.5 per cent of the monthly average of 155mm.
The total for the year to date already stands at 1330mm, which is 4.4 per cent more than the annual average of 1275mm.
Spreadsheet, 10 Jun 2022
Jim Morrison, Umina