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November rainfall below 50% of average for month

November 26, 2018 at 3:00pm

Despite storms in the past few days, rainfall in November is at 46% of the monthly average, according to Meteorology Department figures.

The average rainfall for the month is 53.3 mm. However, November 2018 has seen only 24.7 mm of rainfall.

Close to half of the month’s total rainfall – 11.3 mm – was recorded in the past three days.

The biggest drop in rainfall is recorded in Limassol, where the total amount is at 3% of the November average. The biggest increase is at Athienou where rainfall is at 134% of the monthly average.

The Nicosia station (Athalassa) is at 95% of the monthly average, the Larnaca (airport) station is at 3% and the Paphos (airport) station is at 39%.

DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY

 

PRECIPITATION (in mm)

 

NOVEMBER

 

Provisional records until 26/11/2018 (08:00 am)

Station Normal of the Month (1961-90) The Last 3 Days (mm) Amount Since 1st of the Month Percentage of Actual to Normal
Nicosia (Athalassa) 31.0 26.4 29.3 95%
Limassol 49.0 0.0 1.4 3%
Larnaca (airport) 42.0 5.4 39.2 93%
Paphos (airport) 52.0 2.3 20.4 39%
Polis 65.0 2.1 2.9 4%
Pano Panayia 78.6 2.8 21.7 28%
Stavros tis Psokas 88.3 14.5 28.9 33%
Prodromos 83.7 17.8 34.6 41%
Platania 83.5 10.4 19.2 23%
Saittas 67.1 0.0 5.2 8%
Kellaki 58.5 5.4 49.8 85%
Kornos 45.9 12.6 30.7 67%
Lythrodontas 42.6 3.7 12.0 28%
Gefyri Panayias 40.4 24.7 26.9 67%
Athienou 28.3 18.6 38.0 134%
Xylotymbou 41.2 14.4 16.6 40%
Frenaros 42.8 13.8 18.5 43%
Average precipitation for the area under Gov. control 53.0 11.1 24.7 46%

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