Generally a warm and dry year. Just April and August showing below average temperature. May, September and August showed lower than average rainfall. The over all rainfall for the year was 104mm below the average. (All averages were taken from 1991)
The weather for 2016 for Grafton Wood is shown on the graphs below. The figures are compared with the average Temperature and Rain since 1991. Data from my weather station 0.5 miles from the reserve.
The figures show a warm winter – cool spring – warm summer and autumn.
Wet winter and spring – dry summer.