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East Ham 1948

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]

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TABLE 14.

METEOROLOGICAL RECORD—YEAR 1948.

Rain Gauge 5 in. in diameter, placed 1 foot above ground, 15 feet above sea level. Temperature taken in the

shade of a Stevenson's Screen, 5 feet from the ground.

Months.Temperature of Air during the Month.Mean Temperature of Air.Rainfall.
Highest Maxi-mumfLowest MinimumMean ofNo. of Days on which Rain fell. 0.01 and overAmount collected in inchesMean rate of fall for Rainy DaysGreatest fall in 24 hoursDate of greatest fall
All HighestAll Lowest
January42.95212.860.140.4723rd
February1632.5840.41111.290.120.3721st
March2735.8445.7650.660.130.2517th/31st
April3238.6351.48131.200.920.343rd
May3040.9054.7991.990.220.4411th
June4147.3058.11195.060.272.4114th
July4250.4261.800.920.130.304th
August4250.0361.03143.790.271.476th
September3448.4059.0291.180.130.4812th
October2440.0350.10101.850.190.4425th
November2436.2344.4581.380.170.506th
December1934.9043.10172.070.120.6130th
Means & Totals for the Year3041.451.114324.250.172.4114th June
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f The Highest Maximum Thermometer was stolen at the beginning of the year and has not yet been replaced by the
Meteorological Office.


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