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1853. July

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1853.

July
No observation.

Sky about noon

thickly overcast 15
and atmosphere
oppressive; clear-
ed up in the

afternoon.

Clear.
No observation.
- -

Sky overcast. 8.30

a.m. a thunder-
storm gathered,
accompanied by
violent rain till
9.45, afterwards
lasting with in-
termission till
12.30.

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Fine weather.
No observation.

In the afternoon a
heavy thunder 19
storm, but no

rain.
Sky overcast, rainy.

10 a.m. the sun
broke through

the clouds.
1. - 1. 4 p.m. a thunder-

storm gathered
from N. proceed 21 .
ed westward,
bringing us only

a few drops.
sunset | 80

In the afternoon

a thunder-storm,
but only a few

drops of rain.
No thunder.storm ; || 23 | .

windy. (Libtáko.)
During the follow-

ing night heavy
thunder - storm,

but no rain here.
. - . About 4 o'clock

p.m. thunder| storm towards

S., but not a drop of rain. In the afternoon

again thunderstorm without a

drop of rain. Cool. After 2 p.m. thunder-storm in the distance, the whole sky becoming gradually overcast. From 5.15 p.m. moderate rain till 8,30, and afterwards a

slight fall. Atmosphere re

freshed. In the evening moderate rain. At 2 p.m. considerable rain, with frequent interruptions, but no thunder

storm, Sky in the morn

ing very cloudy, but no rain. Wind westerly ;

no rain. At 7.40 a. m. a black thunderstorm gathering from the E., followed by moderate rain lasting

till 10 o'clock. Sky mostly overcast. About 5 p. m. thunderstorm towards N. W., then turned by E. towards S., and reached us about 8 p.m, again from

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1853. July

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p.m. were fol. lowed by a very heavy shower, lasting about hour with the atmost violence, after which it became more moderate, lasting till long after midnight.

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the W.; first moderate rain, afterwards very heavy, but not accompanied by wind, continuing till 11

o'clock at night. Fine sunny day ;

no rain. Clear. About 2 a.m. heavy thunder - storm, followed by rain lasting till 7

o'clock.
Late in the even-

ing thunder.
storm followed
after midnight
by moderate rain,
at times inter-

rupted.
At 6.30 a.m. a

heavy thunderstorm gathering from E., followed 1 by heavy rain, lasting till noon. Sky did not clear up till near sun

set.
Clear.
Heavy dew at
night, fine morn-
ing, scarcely a
cloud to be seen.
At 9 o'clock p.m.
a violent thunder-
storm with heavy
rain. -
The sun broke

through the
clouds about 7
a.m., and the day
remained fine till
3 o'clock p.m.,
when the clouds
gathered, and at 4

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In the afternoon cloudy, but no

rain. Very fine day, but

the heat gradu. ally oppressive; clouds gathering in the afternoon. At 9 o'clock p.m. heavy gusts of wind and moderate rain till morning. At 2 p.m. thunder

storm in S.W.; about 9 p. m. violent thunderstorm with heavy rain,lasting about

hour, followed by a second rain very slight, but lasting till morn

ing. At 4.40 p.m. a heavy shower

lasting till 4.55. Clear. In the evening

thunder - storm

with heavy rain. No rain. Clear. Sky overcast. 7 p.m. a very vio| lent thunder

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storm with heavy gusts of wind

and much rain. No rain. 4 o'clock p.m. a

thunder - storm from the E., with rain lasting about

hour, first violent, afterwards becoming more moderate. In the afternoon

thunder - storm towards the S. 7 a.m. dark thunder - clouds gathered from N., bringing a little rain, and the electric matter not having been discharged a very sultry day fol.

lowed. The whole day thunder - storm towards N. and

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A thunder-storm; heat - lightning

without rain. At noon a thun.

der - storm from the east. 12.45 a little rain. The rain clouds went from S. to W., then turned northwards ; in that direction much rain. Morning cool; in

the evening a thunder - storm without rain in our neighbourhood.

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. . . Past midnight a

violent thunderstorm gathered, followed by moderate rain, and another fall of rain towards

morning. 1 - - 1 - At 4 o'clock p.m.

a little rain. No observation.

In the night thun-
der-storm but no

rain. No observation.

Clear but very

warm. After 6 p.m. a 1 heavy thunder - II.

In the evening the

sky thickly overcast; thunderstorm gathered. onlya few drops of

rain, heavy gale. No observation.

3 p.m. a thunder

storm as in general, from the E. 3.3 tolerably heavy rain, onlythree minutes. 4.35 p.m. & second

thunder-storm. Heat-lightning in

the evening; heavy gale. Heavywesterly | gale. . .

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1853.

Sept.

24

Clearer.
Sunrise not clear;

afterwards windy. In the evening thunder - storm

without rain. Sky not clear.

About noon a gale arose. Towards morning

a little rain; sky thickly overcast; several times rain, especially in the afternoon; in the evening considerable rain. 1.30 p.m. heavy

rain, but short. 8 p.m. another fall of rain, moderate, but lasting till 11 o'clock.

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1853.
Sept.
No observation.

(Timbúktu.)
8 - - - In the evening

thunder - storm with heavy clouds, but with.

out rain.
9 - - - In the evening

heavy thunder-
storm from the
N. ; violent rain
from 8 to 8.30
p.m., then less
severe till 11.5;
afterwards heavy

gale.
In the afternoon a

little rain,
Sky in the after-
noon thickly

overcast.
Cloudy.
2.5 p.m. a little
rain ; afterwards
thunder - storm
and considerable
rain.
The clouds driven

about by a storm.
Greater part

cloudy.
Tolerably clear.
2 p.m. very violent

gale, followed by

considerable rain.
Fine morning.
Early in the morn-

ing heavy gale
with a few drops
of rain ; air bc-
came cooler.
Tolerably clear.
At 7 o'clock p.m.

a thunder storm
with moderate W

rain.
23 | . . | . Heavy gale.

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