BARRINGTON TOPS (Hunter Springs) Observations from 1970
All observations courtesy of Mrs Cathleen Wright
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1970 May 7 " (1.3cm) snow
August 19 2" (6.3cm) snow
September 1 " (1.3cm) snow
11 Snow-showers-frost
                         
1971 May 5 Snow overnight melted by morning
7 First heavy frost
June 3 Snow showers, did not lay
July 24 Snow showers, did not lay
25 6" (15.2cm) snow
                         
1972 April 9 First frost
May 18 First heavy frost, 24F (-4.4C)
20 Snow overnight, did not lay for long
July 7 Snow overnight, did not lay
8 1" (3.8cm) snow
9 Further " (0.6cm) snow, accumulation now 1" (4.4cm)
11 Light snow cover
16 Snow, did not lay
                         
1973 April 14 First frost
May 14 First heavy frost
July 18 Snow, did not lay
19 1" (2.5cm) snow, quickly melted
August 12 Snow, did not lay
19 Snow, did not lay
                         
1974 May 20 First frost
26 6" (15.2cm) snow overnight followed by heavy rain, gone the next day
June 9 Snow overnight, gone by 9 o'clock
10 Snow overnight (2cm)
July 3 Snow overnight (2.5cm)
7 Snow, did not lay
8 Snow all day & night (4cm)
9 Rain & snow, still (4cm)
10 Rain & snow, snow almost gone
12 Snow overnight, did not lay
August 5 Snow overnight (2cm)
8 Snow, did not lay
16 Snow (3cm)
September 25 Rain, sleet & snow. Did not lay
26 Rain, sleet & snow. Did not lay
27 Rain, sleet & snow. Did not lay
October 18 Rain, sleet & snow (6cm)
November 6 Last frost
                         
1975 April 2 First frost
June 13 10" (25.4cm) snow, gone in 3 days. Snowed right down to Moonan Flat (~400m ASL) with 3" (7.6 cm)
21 Snowed after heavy rain which was followed by further rain. 4" (10.2cm) did not lay more than 1 day
22 " (1.3cm) snow, did not lay long
July 12 Snow showers, did not lay
September 6 Snow overnight, gone by morning
October 15 Last frost
                         
1976 April 28 First heavy frost
July 1 Snow, did not lay
15 Snow, did not lay
August 2 Snow (5cm)
8 Snow (1cm)
14 Snow (3cm)
September 10 Snow (3cm)
October 10 Snow, did not lay
November 19 Last frost
                         
1977 May 26 First heavy frost
29 2" (5.1cm) snow, gone by lunch time
June 1 3" (7.6cm) snow, stayed all day
2 Snow, still 2" (5.1cm)
11 Snow 6" (15.2cm) followed by rain, almost gone by morning
29 Snow, did not lay
30 Snow (6cm), 5cm during day
July 1 Snow (3cm), stayed till the 6th
16 Snow, gone by morning
24 Snow & rain, gone by morning
26 Snow overnight, some in shaded areas
28 Snow overnight (2cm)
September 7 Snow & sleet, did not lay
18 Last frost
                         
1978 April 26 First heavy frost
May 13 Snow & sleet, did not lay
June 14 6" (15.2cm) snow
20 Snow & sleet, did not lay
July 28 " (1.3cm) snow
August 13 1" (2.5cm) snow
19 Snow & sleet, did not lay
20 Snow & sleet, did not lay
September 18 Last heavy frost
October 19 Sleet
                         
1979 May 12 Sleet
15 First heavy frost
August 13 First snowfall (10cm)
October 13 Last heavy frost