A journal of meteorological Observations made at Petersburgh by the Reverend Mr Thomas Consett, extracted by Dr Derham

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                                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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Author
Thomas Consett
Reference
RBO/18/ 18
Series
RBO
Date
1732
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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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