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2020 Rainfall

2020 Rainfall

Thursday, Jan 2, 2020

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 2.0 8.5 7.0 4.0 2 20.0 4.0 27.0 3.0 13.0 3 14.0 8.5 0.5 4 2.5 36.0 1.
2019 Rainfall

2019 Rainfall

Saturday, Jan 5, 2019

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 0.5 3.5 7.0 2 13.0 1.0 4.5 3.5 8.5 3 0.5 14.0 1.0 27.0 4 1.
2018 Rainfall

2018 Rainfall

Friday, Jan 5, 2018

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 0.5 2.0 0.5 4.5 2 1.5 14.0 3 0.5 4 13.
2017 Rainfall

2017 Rainfall

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 0.5 5.5 2 1.0 2.5 0.5 0.5 21.0 3 2.0 2.5 2.0 43.0 4 4.
2016 Rainfall

2016 Rainfall

Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 16.0 7.0 3.0 2 0.5 1.0 2.0 19.0 0.5 3 0.5 1.5 11.0 4 7.0 7.
2015 Rainfall

2015 Rainfall

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 1.5 18.0 15.0 1.5 2.5 1.0 2 3.0 4.0 3.0 1.0 3 1.0 1.5 7.5 5.0 4.0 4 4.0 0.
Did not Ride to Work day

Did not Ride to Work day

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009

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BV’s annual Ride to Work day met work from home day today; together with cold and flu day and drizzly grey rainy day. With the best intentions in the world I’d signed up saying I’d ride in, thinking I could pop Cam in the trailer, trundle over to Clayton for a breakfast and a chat then head home. Reality dawned dreary and coughing and wet and so we stayed home with a large mug of tea watching the rain run down the windows.
One derailment, and it all turns to muck!

One derailment, and it all turns to muck!

Thursday, May 3, 2007

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An exciting morning, first we woke to the very unusual sounds of thunder, hail and rain on the roof — all very welcome in the drought and with Melbourne’s water storage dipping below 30% of capacity for the first time in 40 years. Next, Jo went out to pick up the newspaper and came back in with the news that a train had derailed itself just out of Oakleigh station, right outside our front door.

Rain!

Rain!

Friday, Jan 19, 2007

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It was still hot and humid when we woke this morning, but for the first time this year there was the sound of rain on the roof. Measurable rain too, all 3mm of it! I rode out to work in the rain, happily getting soaking wet, wondering how many other people across Melbourne and the rest of Victoria were doing much the same. Fish'n'chips for dinner Fish’n’chips for dinner from the Oakleigh fish shop, I’m not sure why but it seemed a fish’n’chips day.
Rain!

Rain!

Thursday, Nov 2, 2006

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The old “Scot's Old Autorubber” building about to be refurbished Woken by strange sounds overhead — yes, it is rain. With so little rain in the last few months there’s no way I’m going to complain that I might get wet on the way to work! As it was, a half hour lull arrived at just the right time. Just over twenty millimetres of rain between about eight in the morning and six in the afternoon — that’s four times the rainfall we had for all of October!
After the rain...

After the rain...

Thursday, Feb 3, 2005

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The last twenty four hours have thoroughly tested the new rain gauge! 17mm of rain on Tuesday, 35mm in the twelve hours to eight o’clock last night, then a further 55mm overnight. 104mm in just over a day, some kind of a record for Melbourne, especially in the middle of summer! After 100mm of rain, trees and fence down One big old tree down along Haughton road, two smaller scrubby things knocked the fence over at the corner of Monash University, the only other thing I noticed was how marvellously clean all the roads were today — the broken glass, bits of car, and other assorted crap is all gone.
Just Like Spring Rain...

Just Like Spring Rain...

Wednesday, Oct 27, 2004

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Two-twenty in the morning. Torrential rain hammering on the roof wakes me up. I can’t hear any drips inside, so I guess that’s a good thing.. Three-thirty, the rain finally stops and I can stop worrying about whether the roof will collapse! Three forty-five, the possum leaps from the neighbour’s orange tree onto the roof, then skitters across the tin and vanishes. Four o’clock. With daylight saving due to commence next week, its starting to get light and the birds are chirping already.
Water water

Water water

Friday, Oct 4, 2002

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Rain all day… apparently October is Melbourne’s wettest month. Half of Victoria has had a drought for the last three years, the dams are 52% full, and still there’s no water restrictions for anyone in the city. “Yah just turn on the tap and the water comes out” . Maybe one day the government will have the guts to introduce the water restrictions…
Riding, raining

Riding, raining

Monday, Feb 25, 2002

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Day one of my enforced fitness regime, I don’t mind cycling to work, but it seems different when I know that I have to cycle to work because I can’t ride the motorbike. Dark and gloomy as I left the building to ride home, the storm clouds grew thicker and closer as I rode along Gardiner’s Creek. Too dark for sunglasses, the little midges were so thick I had to keep my eyes half shut.
Rain, more rain

Rain, more rain

Monday, Apr 23, 2001

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More rain, lots more rain! It must be one of the laws of motorcycling that the time to dry out your shoes is proportional to the time until you next need to wear them. Today they were just down to “damp” by the time I had to put them on and come home again. Melbourne’s motorists did their best this morning to convince me that they have an expected life span measured in months, especially the semi-trailers doing 110km/hr in low visibility and high water along the freeway.
2005 Rainfall

2005 Rainfall

Monday, Jan 1, 0001

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 3.5 0.25 0.5 2 52.0 1.25 14.0 3 53.0 2.5 2.5 8.5 17.0 4 10.0 3.5 26.
2006 Rainfall

2006 Rainfall

Monday, Jan 1, 0001

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Manually recorded rainfall from the rain gauge in our back garden. Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 6.5 6.5 3.5 3.0 2 5.0 1.5 2.0 20.5 3 3.0 3.5 4 5 9.
2007 Rainfall

2007 Rainfall

Monday, Jan 1, 0001

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Manually recorded rainfall from the rain gauge in our back garden. Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 5.0 7.5 1.5 2.5 2 1.0 0.5 1.5 3 3.0 0.5 0.
2008 Rainfall

2008 Rainfall

Monday, Jan 1, 0001

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Manually recorded rainfall from the rain gauge in our back garden. Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Tot.
2009 Rainfall

2009 Rainfall

Monday, Jan 1, 0001

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Manually recorded rainfall from the rain gauge in our back garden. Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Tot.
2010 Rainfall

2010 Rainfall

Monday, Jan 1, 0001

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 6.5 0.5 5.5 6.5 1.0 4.5 2 6.0 3.5 15.0 3 5.0 0.5 16.0 4 5 3.

About

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…The Owner

There’s not much more I can add to who I am.

…The Site

I experiment. I play. I write and I take pictures. Some of the site is organised around topics, other parts are organized by date, then there’s always the cross-references between them.

Long ago it started as a learning experiment with a few static HTML pages, then I added a bit of server-side includes and some very ugly PHP. A hand-built journal/blog on top of that PHP, then a few experiments in moving to various static publishing systems. I’ve never wanted a database-based blogging engine, so over the years I’ve tried php, nanoblogger, emacs-muse, silkpage and docbook before settling on emacs org-mode for writing and jekyll for publishing. But the itch remained… I never really liked jekyll and the ruby underneath always seemed so much black magic. So now the latest incarnation is org-mode and hugo.

…The ISP

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