Rainfall in Cyprus at 169% of usual in December

Average rainfall in the government-controlled areas of Cyprus in December reached 169% of usual rainfall for the month, preliminary data released by the Cyprus Meteorological Service on Wednesday show.

According to the data from October 1st 2018 to January 1, 2019 total rainfall reached 284,2 millimetres which corresponds to 148% of the total usual quantity of rainfall for the same period.

In particular, average total rainfall from December 1st 2018 to January 1st 2019 came to 178.3 millimetres while the average total rainfall in the last 24 hours came to 20.2 millimetres.

The greatest rainfall was recorded during December in Pafos airport reaching 294 millimetres or 300% of usual rainfall for the month.

Source: Cyprus News Agency