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Volume 16, 1883
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Meteorology.

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Comparative Abstract for 1883 and previous Years.
Barometer. At 9.30 a.m. Temperature from Self-registering Instruments read in Morning for Twenty-four Hours previously. Computed from Observations. Rain. Wind. Cloud.
Stations. Mean Reading. Extreme Range. Mean Temp. in Shade. Mean Daily Range of Temp. Extreme Range of Temp. Max. Temp. in Sun's Rays. Min. Temp. on Grass. Mean Elastic Force of Vapour. Mean Degree 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)
Auckland 30.036 .874 59.2 11.9 49.1 147.0 .380 74 52.215 216 6.5
Previous 19 years 29.954 59.4 .403 76 43.308 188
Wellington 29.933 1.442 55.0 12.4 53.0 148.0 30.0 .363 83 51.994 169 188 605–14 Aug. 4.5
Previous 19 years 29.919 54.8 .335 72 51.995 158
Dunedin 30.097 1.484 50.6 13.5 55.0 155.0 25.0 .286 76 38.312 175 119 720–14 Oct. 6.0
Previous 19 years 29.843 50.4 .279 74 35.046 163

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Average Temperature of Seasons, compared with those of the previous Year.
Stations. Spring. September, October, November. Summer. December, January, February. Autumn. March, April, May. Winter. June, July, August.
1882. 1883. 1882. 1883. 1882. 1883. 1882. 1883.
Auckland 56.9 56.2 65.4 67.0 61.9 61.3 52.8 52.2
Wellington 53.8 52.1 61.5 62.5 57.8 56.5 48.8 48.6
Dunedin 50.6 48.6 56.8 57.7 52.3 51.3 43.8 41.9