Transcriptions from British Rainfall 1867-1918
Transcriptions of interest to Westmorland and Cumberland etc, from British Rainfall, published London, 1860 to 1918. The annual reports used are in the Armitt Library.
The Armitt Library has issues from 1867 to 1918, and the issues of the successor series, an official Meteorological Office publication, 1919 to 1946.
source type: Symons 1860
Not surprisingly there are articles about the Lakes in the reports, and especially about the Sty Head and Seathwaite. The pages relevant to The Westmorland, Cumberland etc are transcribed, and a selection of general rainfall interest.
|British Rainfall 1867, title page|
|British Rainfall 1867, preface|
|Report on Rain Gauges|
|Rainfall in The Lake District|
|Rainfall in the Cumberland Mountains, 1867|
|General Tables of Total Rainfall, 1867|
|General Tables of Total Rainfall, 1869|
|Rainfall, Mapped by Isohyets|
|Rainfall, Differences from Average|
|Rainfall, Mapped by Bar Charts|
|General Tables of Total Rainfall 1887|
|Jubilee of Seathwaite Rainfall Station|
|The Most Rainy Part of England|
|Mean Annual Rainfall in the English Lake District|
|Map of Rain Gauges|
|Seathwaite Pattern Rain Gauge|
G J Symons
George James Symons, meteorologist; born 1838; trained at the School of Mines, Jermyn Street, London; joined the Royal Meteorological Society about 1855, and became secretary and president; published British Rainfall from 1860; elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, 1878; died 1900.