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The chart below shows the monthly rainfall totals measured at Rookings, Patterdale, by the Rt. Rev. Ian Griggs


The total annual rainfall figures (in mm) for recent years are shown below.

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2601

2157

2413

1899

2561

2938

1653

2594

2485

1742

2717

3271

2190


If anyone has monthly or annual totals for other years and would like to share them, we'd be happy to include them on this page (with full acknowledgement of course). 
 
People often say that the weather was much better in the 'old days', well not really - the tables below show the annual rainfall figures recorded by Rev. W P Morris in Patterdale between 1879 and 1902 (The figures have been converted
to mm from inches). 
 

1879

1880

1881

1882

1883

1884

1885

1886

1887

1888

1889

1890

1711

1921

2160

2540

2683

2286

1495

2383

1496

2194

1553

1876

 

1891

1892

1893

1894

1895

1896

1897

1898

1899

1900

1901

1902

2675

1938

1976

2492

1668

1985

2521

2155

2255

2409

1765

1720

Also, some of the wettest and driest years measured at Patterdale Hall and mentioned by Miss Elizabeth Little in her 'Chronicles of Patterdale' published in 1961.

1903

 

1923

1928

 

1933

1938

1948

 

1951

1954

1955

3244

 

2896

3184

 

1575

2967

2942

 

2860

3193

1702