General Remarks For 1891.
January.—Showery changeable weather, especially over centre and South; prevailing N.W. and S.W. winds and fresh. Earthquake over centre on 13th.
February.—Generally heavy rain, with S.W. and N.W. winds; early part of month rather fine and bright.
March.—Fine weather; rainfall much below the average, and winds light and from N.W. and S.W. Slight shock of earthquake over centre on 9th. Meteor on 10th and 31st.
April.—A good deal of rain during this period, especially over centre and in North, with strong N.W. and S.W. winds; finer in South. Earthquake on 7th, over centre, slight. Aurora on night of 17th.
May. — On the whole seasonable weather, with about the average quantity of rain and moderate winds. Eclipse of moon on 25th at 4 a.m.
June. — Generally fine weather, especially in North and South; moderate winds. Slight earthquake on 2nd and 30th over centre, and on 24th in North.
July. — Showery unpleasant weather generally and cold, with frequent fogs. Earthquake over centre on 5th and 10th.
August. — Small rainfall over centre and in North, but heavy in South; winds moderate. Earthquake over centre on 10th, 16th, and 20th.
September.—Very fine dry month; total rain greatly below the average, and moderate winds. Earthquakes over centre on 25th.
October.—Fine weather, with moderate winds from N. and N.E. in North, N.W. over centre, and W. in South.
November.—Small total rainfall in North and over centre, though pleasant showers, but in South very showery and disagreeable.
December.—Very fine bright weather in North and over centre, but heavy rain in South and frequent thunder. Earthquake on 4th, 8th, and 15th.