Dry July is drier than usual
The Peninsula has had less than half its average July rainfall three weeks into the month.
A total of 26.7mm has fallen on the Peninsula as at 9am on Friday, July 23, according to Mr Jim Morrison of Umina.
The July average monthly rainfall is 66mm.
The driest July in the last 16 years was in 2017 with just 2.5mm.
The cumulative total for the year to date is 742.7mm which is 16.1 per cent less than the end-of-July average of 885mm.
Spreadsheet, 23 Jul 2021
Jim Morrison, Umina