A journal of meteorological Observations made at Petersburgh by the Reverend Mr Thomas Consett, extracted by Dr Derham
Lightning in the evening, loud Thunder and Rain in the day, and some in the night. And from the 20th to the month’s end, fairer, with cloudy Hail & Rain. In September the winds frequented the North= erly and Westerly points, were brisk, and sometimes stormy. The mornings, for the most part, cloudy, the nine first days, and fairer the rest of the day. The greatest part of the rest of the month was rainy, with plenty of Snow on the 25th, then rain, which continued in the month of October, during the nine first days. The rest of that month was cloudy, with now and then hoarfrosts, and some fair. The winds varied often, but were the most frequent in some of the Southerly & Westerly points, and not very high. In November the Winds were sometimes in the Westerly and Southerly Points, but more frequent in the Northerly and Easterly, for the most part, of a moderate Strength. The nine first days, the Weather was cloudy: then Snow and Frost to the 17th: then to the end cloudy, Snow, hoar-frost, rain, and but little fair, and that in the morning. In December the winds were moderate, & often in the Sly & SWly points, seldom Nly. The five first days were cloudy and wet, then Snow and Frost the 6.7.&8th: then cloudy to the 13th: then hoar-frost and fair on the 14.15.&16th: then cloudy with Thun= der, Rain, Snow and frost, at divers times, in the rest of the month.
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A journal of meteorological Observations made at Petersburgh by the Reverend Mr Thomas Consett, extracted by Dr Derham, 1732. From The Royal Society, RBO/18/ 18
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