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#1100756 - Tue Jun 30 2015 05:50 AM July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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How about something wet this month? I know it's winter downunder but up here it's hot and I need a drink so anything wet will do... a dripping tap, a dewdrop on a leaf, a stream, cat drinking milk...
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#1100937 - Thu Jul 02 2015 12:07 AM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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How about a flooded park from May in Little Elm, Texas?

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#1100943 - Thu Jul 02 2015 12:29 AM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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Not quite as much water here and it is where it is supposed to be. Stream through an autumnal tree in Timaru.


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#1100945 - Thu Jul 02 2015 12:36 AM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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How often do you get 16.96" (43.1cm) or more of water in one month, Howie? In DFW history dating back to 1886, we have a total of three times...April 1922 (17.64" or 44.8cm) and April 1942 (16.97").


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#1100949 - Thu Jul 02 2015 12:54 AM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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Good question, I believe our average annual rainfall is about 546mm or 21.5 inches....lol

So I would imagine getting around 17 inches in one month does not happen very often if it at all. Looks like the record rainfall in a month for Timaru is 226mm or 8.9 inches in April 1982, records began in 1885.

However, the record rainfall in a calendar month in one place in New Zealand is 2927mm or approximately 90 inches.


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#1100995 - Thu Jul 02 2015 05:00 PM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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Raindrops on a cobweb on my washing line


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#1101110 - Fri Jul 03 2015 09:06 PM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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Last Sunday at Wangi Falls, Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory, Australia.

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#1101566 - Wed Jul 08 2015 03:10 PM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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Love the cobweb!

Here's our local river monster, looking a bit the worse for wear after a couple of particularly harsh winters.


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#1101964 - Sun Jul 12 2015 01:20 AM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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Still in Litchfield National Park in the Northern Territory - this is the Buley Waterhole. It's a lovely rock-pool and safe to swim in (no crocodiles). But we forgot our swimwear so we didn't go swimming.






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#1102109 - Mon Jul 13 2015 08:58 PM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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Yesterday was the first proper rain we'd had for weeks, this is near Maidenhead

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#1102483 - Fri Jul 17 2015 09:03 PM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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In Goderich, Ontario, where I was earlier this week, everybody gathers on Sunset Beach to watch the sun go down on Lake Huron - even the Canada geese!


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#1102489 - Sat Jul 18 2015 01:11 AM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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The Glenmacnass river (Co Wicklow, Ireland), looking deceptively innocent and peaceful just a couple of hundred metres from where it falls into the ice-age-formed valley in a deadly waterfall which claims the lives of holidaymakers and picnicers practically every summer:



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#1102505 - Sat Jul 18 2015 09:42 AM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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Spanishliz, are you sure those geese aren't giving the sun the stink eye? wink
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#1102512 - Sat Jul 18 2015 10:46 AM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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Possibly, flopsy, but shortly afterward they swam toward the sun!

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#1102544 - Sat Jul 18 2015 10:12 PM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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This is a freshwater whip-ray (relative to the stingray) - resident at Crocosaurus Cove (an aquarium in Darwin). I rather liked the effect of the sun streaming through the water in the tank.
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#1102803 - Tue Jul 21 2015 09:48 PM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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There's plenty of natural standing water here but the extra we get isn't so frequently captured~ Turville.

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#1103124 - Fri Jul 24 2015 03:50 AM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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Another watery resident of Crocosaurus Cove.
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#1103245 - Fri Jul 24 2015 06:39 PM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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The Carter Fountain in Oriental Bay, Wellington.


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#1103712 - Tue Jul 28 2015 09:12 PM Re: July 2015 - wet theme of the month
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After last week's puddle here's a real flood in Windlesham

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