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Volume 28, 1895
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Meteorology.

Comparative Abstract for 1895 and Previous Years.

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Stations. 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.
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 30.007 1.150 58.5 12.2 48.0 145.0 32.0 0.368 73 44.150 204 5.3
Previous 31 years 29.991 59.2 0.388 73 42.147 182
Wellington 29.905 1.234 55.1 12.1 56.0 145.0 20.0 0.321 72 61.473 185 216 700 on 9th 4.7
Previous 31 years 29.930 54.8 0.335 73 50.804 159 March.
Dunedin 29.829 1.548 50.2 14.2 66.0 150.0 23.0 0.273 74 51.396 177 154 580 on 10th 5.6
Previous 31 years 29.977 50.2 0.277 73 36.398 158 Oct.

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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.
1894  1895. 1894  1895. 1894  1895. 1894  1895.
Auckland 57.6  56.3 67.8  67.1 60.3  59.9 53.1  50.6
Wellington 54.6  54.2 64.1  63.9 57.3  55.2 49.6  47.1
Dunedin 50.8  49.9 59.5  59.4 50.7  49.7 43.3  41.5