With the Isle of Man Government imposing water restrictions this week, a reminder of recent rainfall levels.
39.4mm of rainfall was collected in the gauge, which is about 40% below the long term average for March. The wettest day was the 12th with 14.8mm.Ronaldsway Meteorological Office – Weather Summary for March 2022
“Rainfall at Ronaldsway totalled just 34.2mm, compared to a long term average of 54.4 mm. The wettest day being the 30th with 7.9mm, (that rain continuing overnight into the 1st with a further 10.7mm measured). There was a dry spell between the 14th and 30th with only a little rain during the early hours of the 18th.”Ronaldsway Meteorological Office – Weather Summary for April 2022
“Rainfall totalled 61.3mm in the gauge, which is just slightly above the long term average. The wettest day was the 6th with 17.2mm.”Ronaldsway Meteorological Office – Weather Summary for May 2022
“Total rainfall measured at Ronaldsway over June amounted to just 28.9mm, which is less than half the long term average. The wettest day at Ronaldsway was the 26th with 6.1mm, although there were some heavy showers in the north on the 30th; 7mm at the Point of Ayre for instance.”Ronaldsway Meteorological Office – Weather Summary for June 2022
Total rainfall measured at Ronaldsway during July amounted to only 31.8mm, which is just 53% of the long-term average. The wettest day at the airport was the 30th with 13mm, but there was heavier rain in the north of the island on the morning of the 28th with some thunder reported from the Douglas area northwards.Ronaldsway Meteorological Office – Weather Summary for July 2022
2 August update: Added July 2022 summary.