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Volume 10, 1877
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Table VI.— Comparative Abstract for 1877, and previous years.
Stations. Barometer. Temperature from Self-registering Instruments read in Morning for Twenty-four hours previously. Computed from Observations. Rain. Wind. Cloud.
Mean Reading. Extreme Range. Mean Temp. in Shade. Mean Daily Range of Temp. Extreme Range of Temp. Max Temp. in Sun's Rays. Mean Temp. on Grass. Mean Elastic Force of Vapour. Mean. Deg. of Moisture. (Saturation=100.) Total Fall in Inches. No. of Days on which Rain fell. Average Daily Force in Miles for Year. Maximum Velocity in Miles in any 24 hours, and date. Mean Amount (0 to 10).
North Island.
Mongonui 30.016 1.428 61.6 16.4 51.0 165.0 .440 79 54.470 172 155 528, 4 Feb. 5.3
Previous 11 years 20.943 60.5 § .423 §76 54.719 166
Auckland 30.021 1.370 58.6 14.7 49.1 156.0 27.0 .395 79 40.375 203 269 759, 10 May 6.0
Previous 13 years 29.939 59.6 .411 79 44.651 187
Taranaki 30.003 1.420 56.5 17.2 51.0 147.0 27.0 .360 77 52.000 173 232 640, 10 Feb. 6.3
Previous 13 years 29.936 57.4 **74 56.806 160
Napier 29.973 1.313 59.0 14.8 54.0 138.0 30.0 .357 69 33.450 108 232 900, 10 May 2.7
Previous 9 years 29.924 58.3 .388 75 36.500 109
Wanganui 30.028 1.350 55.1 21.0 56.0 150.0 24.0 .314 71 43.700 161 242 797, 27 Oct. 5.0
Previous 5 years 30.042 55.9 .332 72 40.531 130
Wellington 29.965 1.647 55.5 14.0 50.5 158.0 26.0 .336 76 51.925 151 216 700, 4 Nov. 5.1
Previous 13 years 29.901 54.7 .332 72 51.647 158
South Island.
Nelson 29.874 1.581 55.2 21.7 55.0 .337 76 48.520 85 164 386, 17 April 4.8
Previous 13 years 29.895 55.5 .363 74 63.657 89
Cape Campbell 30.020 1.390 56.9 11.1 44.6 .376 80 16.070 81 376 1,012, 27 Jan. 6.3
Previous 3 years 29.981 58.3 .365 74 20.866 98
Christchurch 29.931 1.820 52.3 19.5 62.7 156.3 11.2 .296 74 23.720 117 164 566, 5 Nov. 5.9
Previous 13 years 29.881 53.4 .326 77 25.873 118
Bealey* 29.715 1.434 46.0 15.8 71.0 151.0 7.0 .205 65 106.414 163 191 552, 10 Nov. 5.0
previous 9 years 29.850 46.5 .259 79 97.681 172
Hokitika 29.949 1.725 52.2 14.3 49.3 156.0 20.0 .340 85 136.660 214 5.5
Previous 11 years 29.929 52.7 .346 85 114.228 +186 —[18 Sep.
Dunedin 29.700 1.639 50.3 14.3 53.0 125.0 26.0 .279 76 37.460 134 170 680, 10 May, and 5.7
Previous 13 years 29.835 50.6 .281 74 33.833 163
Queenstown 29.848 1.740 49.3 15.8 58.3 .235 66 35.590 130 100 293, 1 Sept. 5.5
Previous 5 years 29.838 50.7 .246 66 30.811 118
Southland 29.816 1.800 50.4 19.1 63.0 157.0 43.150 222 198 571, 27 Oct. 6.9
Previous 12 years 29.805 49.9 .274 75 45.119 170

[Footnote] § Previous 10 years.

[Footnote] ** Previous 12 years.

[Footnote] * 2,104 feet above sea level.

[Footnote] ¶ Previous 4 years.

[Footnote] † For 11 months.

[Footnote] ‖ For 10 Months.

[Footnote] ‡ Previous 8 years.