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  • #258311
    ballamaraballamara
    Keymaster

    I live in quite a dry  Mediterranean climate. 2015 our rainfall was only 284mm. It has been a bad year, when we first bought the place 7 years age the rainfall was twice that. Even so we still manage to grow quite a few veggies over winter is better of course and once the fruit trees are established they cope.

    #538425
    calliecatcalliecat
    Participant

    I write my rainfall on my calender, last year I had two and I can’t find the other one – so have no idea really what our rainfall was for last year
    but I do know the winters have got warmer, not as many frosts as when I first moved here – maybe I shouldn’t have got that cherry tree???

    #538426
    Judi BJudi B
    Keymaster

    Winter has changed here no more -15° so makes it easier to grow stuff.
    Rainfall 2015 was pretty good really 888mm added it up the other day….
    calliecat maybe you should have got a tropical cherry

    ballamara I know how you feel about poor rainfall we had some years with low rainfall several years in a row and you start to think vegies aren’t worth it and you struggle to save the trees ……….. and triffids lol

    #538427
    calliecatcalliecat
    Participant

    got it from daryl, he said others here have one, plus didn’t know there was one, but it needed to be dwarf

    #538428
    ballamaraballamara
    Keymaster

    888mm Judi B in my wildest dreams I can’t picture that

    #538429
    Judi BJudi B
    Keymaster

    888mm is just so unusual for us closer to 500mm is the norm here….. we just figure that it is global warming kicking in as we don’t get the savage frost like we used to…. I wish I could send you rain

    #538430
    calliecatcalliecat
    Participant

    first for the year 8mm

    #538431
    Judi BJudi B
    Keymaster

    beat us again callie only 7mm here

    #538432
    SnagsSnags
    Member

    Its been a dry wet season so far
    We got a nice soaking overnight expecting some more today.

    #538433
    ballamaraballamara
    Keymaster

    We got nothing but towards  Seymour  they got 40-50 mm in a short period of time causing flooding.

    #538434
    SteveSteve
    Keymaster

    My 2015 rainfall total was 928.8mm compared to 582.3mm in 2014. A big difference! 

    #538435
    ballamaraballamara
    Keymaster

    Now I know I am living in the wrong state

    #538436
    calliecatcalliecat
    Participant

    34mm this morning

    #538437
    SteveSteve
    Keymaster

    That’s a nice shower. It just started here 10 minutes ago.

    #538438
    calliecatcalliecat
    Participant

    lots of water here, not as heavy now, but still raining

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