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Tables for each month record the date, overall weather conditions, the wind, clouds, barometric and thermometric readings and rainfall.

Subject: Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 15 April 1702

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the rain which fell every year at Upminster in Essex, the last eighteen years, with remarks upon that of the year 1714. By W. Derham, F. R. S. Also a comparison of what has been observed of that kind at Paris, by M. De la Hire'

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15 April 1702
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William Derham

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William Derham, Paper, register of the weather at Upminster, Essex for 1700 by William Derham, 15 April 1702, CLP/5/2, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 22 July 2024

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