I'm really pleased I bought this simple rain gauge last year so I can measure the precipitation (rain, snow, hail and sleet) which falls on my garden. It was just over a year ago when I bought it, so I'm now getting into comparison territory. Last month I recorded 34.25 mm (about 1.3 inches) which is well below the average for April: about 60% of the average according to last night's local weather forecast. No wonder the ground's been looking so parched.
I'm hoping that the gauge remains empty over the next few days as I'm off to Meet at Malvern tomorrow to have a splendid time with lots of garden blogging buddies :)
Precipitation-wise, I'm not feeling optimistic that'll happen though... :(
How's the weather with you today?
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