BARRINGTON TOPS (Hunter Springs) Observations from 1956
All observations courtesy of Mrs Cathleen Wright
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1956 January 21 Lovely steady rain
27 Misty showers
28 Heavy mist
February 3 Mist turning to W
4 Heavy rain
12 First sunny morning for 24 days
15 Storm
18 Heavy rain
19 Nice day
20 Steady rain
21 Steady rain
23 Steady rain
March 16 Storms
17 Heavy storms
19 Mist
20 Mist
21 Mist
25 Heavy mist
29 Heavy mist
April 1 Mist
2 Mist
3 Storm
4 Storm
21 First frost
May 1 Heavy rain
3 Heavy thick mist
4 Heavy thick mist
17 Storm
18 Storm
June 9 2" (5.1cm) snow
10 1" (3.8cm) snow, rain
24 snow, rain
25 snow, rain
26 snow, rain
29 Freezing cold sleet
July 11 Snow
12 Snow
August 1 Wild electrical storm
2 Coastal rain
20 Snowy showers
22 light snow
24 light snow
25 light snow
September 3 Light snow
9 Sleet & snow
10 Sleet & snow
21 Wild storm
23 Snow, rain, sleet
October 5 Storms
10 Heavy rain
November 4 Heavy frost, cold week
10 Storms
December 4 Welcome storms
8 Storms
23 Welcome storm
                         
1957 January 5 Heavy storms, hail
7 Very wild storms, little hail
11 Hail large in size
17 Two days mist from coast
23 Nice storms
31 Frost
February 6 Misty
7 Misty
10 Storm
11 Storm
12 Mist
17 Mist
18 Rain
19 Rain from coast
20 Heavy coastal rain
March 4 Storm
5 Heavy rain
6 Mist
8 Showers
10 Heavy rain
14 Storms
April 9 Storms
14 Showers
19 Good rain
22 Shower
27 Storms
May Very heavy frosts for first week then beautiful summer weather for next week
23 First snow, light covering
29 Light rain
June Very dry & warm
21 Nice steady rain
22 Heavy mist
23 Heavy mist
30 Light rain
July 2 Heavy mist
3 Nasty day, dusting snow
7 Heavy showers
8 4" (11.4cm) snow showers
9 Mist
10 Mist
12 Little snow flying, showers
15 Light snow
22 Sleety showers
23 Mist
26 Mist
29 Heavy showers
30 2" (5.2cm) snow, 35F (1.7C) all day
31 Still misty
August 1 Mist
23 Storms
24 Storms
25 Storms
26 Heavy mist
27 Heavy showers
28 Heavy mist
September 1 Snowy showers
7 Showers
October 31 Very dry
November 6 Lovely showers
December 2 Storms
8 Storms
9 - 25 Extreme heat, very dry, water short
25 Storm
31 Lovely soaking rain
                         
1958 January 1 Steady rain
11 Heavy storm
12 Severe storms
21 Storm
26 Storm
29 Heavy storms
30 Heavy storms
31 Heavy storms
February 3 Heavy storms
7 Storms
9 270 points (68.6mm) in 30min, heavy later
10 Showers
19 Heavy storm
March 5 Coastal mist
6 Heavy mist
9 Heavy stormy showers
10 Heavy mist
12 Mist
April 4 Coastal mist
8 Coastal mist
16 Mist
25 Mist
May 14 Soaking showers
15 Nice steady rain
June 6 Showers
8 Mist
9 Heavy showers
10 Heavy coastal showers
11 Heavy coastal showers
12 Mist
15 Heavy snow 7" (19.0cm), lovely sunny days afterwards
29 Heavy showers
30 Heavy rain
August 4 Coastal mist
5 Coastal mist
8 Storms
16 Heavy rain
17 Heavy rain
26 Showers
??? June 16 1" (2.5cm) snow, heavy frost 19F (-7.2C)
27 8" (21.6cm) snow
July 15 Mist
16 Mist
17 Mist
21 Heavy rain
22 Heavy rain & 2" (5.1cm) snow
23 Sleety showers
24 Snow
25 4" (11.4cm) snow
26 Mist
29 Snowy showers
September 5 4" (10.2cm) snow
11 Snow flying, none lay
13 Snow flying, none lay
15 Stormy sleet, heavy frosts
23 Rain & snow
27 Heavy storms
28 Heavy storms
October 11 Heavy showers
17 Storm
18 Storm
19 Storm
25 Heavy snow
November 9 Storms
27 Storms
29 Storms
December 4 Mist
5 Storms
10 Storm
24 Storm
26 Heavy storms
29 Mist
31 Mist
                         
1959 January 1 Mist
4 Heavy
22 Heavy coastal gale
23 Heavy coastal gale
27 Coastal
February 18 Heavy coastal rain
19 Heavy coastal rain
March 5 Storms
8 Storms
9 Storms
11 Mist
18 Heavy storms
19 Mist
25 Heavy rain
29 Heavy misty showers
31 Storm
April 5 Heavy showers
16 Storms
June 2 Misty showers
August 1 Mist
9 Stormy showers
17 6" (15.2cm) snow showers
18 Heavy rain
All telephone lines broken down with the weight of snow and ice. Iron posts (round) bent almost
double. Morning mist several days.
31 Heavy showers
September 12 Showers
20 Heavy storms, wind
21 4" (10.2cm) snow
27 Showers
October 5 Heavy showers
20 Heavy storms
21 Storms
22 Sleety showers
29 Storms
November 9 Storm
11 Heavy mist
12 Coastal rain
15 Heavy rain
27 Storms
28 Storms
29 Storms
December 5 Storms
6 Continuous storms
16 Storms