George Washington Papers

[The Weather] May [1767]

[The Weather] May [1767]

1. Cloudy & cool in the Morning. Wind Eastwardly. Clear & warm afterwards till 5. Wind Southwardly—then Eastwardly again.

2. Cool in the Morning. Wind Eastwardly. Clear & pleasant afterwards.

3. Cloudy. Wind at So. Et. & fresh. Rain in the Night but not much.

4. Hard Rain early in the morning. Wind abt. So. Et. & fresh with Clouds. Afternoon Rainy with hard wind & Hail from So. West.

5. Very cold & cloudy. Wind hard from No. West & West.

6. Clear and cool. Wind at No. West & hard.

7. Clear & warm. Wind southwardly till about Sunset—then No. East.

8. Still the first part of the day. Wind Eastwardly afterwards & cool—with flyg. Clouds.

9. Cloudy more or less all day. Wind at No. Et. & cool.

10. Wind at No. East. Cool & clear.

11. Clear. Wind Northwardly & cool.

12. Clear. Wind Do. & warmer.

13. Warm & still. Wind what little there is Southwardly.

14. Very warm clear & still. Wind what there was of it Southwardly.

15. Warm & clear. Wind brisk from abt. SS. Wt.

16. Brisk Wind from same place in the Morning. Cloudy & still afternoon.

17. Cloudy & lowering till the Afternoon. Wind southwardly then clear & cool wind Northwardly.

18. Clear. Wind Southwardly in the Morning. Afternoon cloudy & likely for Rain but went of with cold No[rthw]ardly Wind.

19. ⟨Wind⟩ Southwardly, clear & some⟨what⟩ cool.

20. Cloudy & sometimes dropping of Rain in the forenoon with the Wind Southwardly. Afterwards clear. Wd. at No. West & Cool.

21. Very cloudy all day. Wind at No. Et. and very cool.

22. Cloudy till Noon with the Wind at No. Et. then Sunshine & somewhat warmer, afterwards cloudy with Lightning & rumbling in the No. West.

23. A little Rain in the Night with lightning & pretty loud thunder. Morng. Cloudy, as it was all day. Abt. 10 Oclock a fine shower fell with thunder & lightning for an hour. Wind variable but not cold.

24. Good Rain in the Night. Cloudy & often drisling till the Afternoon when it cleard. Wind for the most part at No. Et. but not cold.

25. Clear & pleast. Wind Southwdly. & warm.

26. Lowering & warm, wind South.

27. Clear—cool in the morning. Wind at No. West. Afterwards very warm & still.

28. Wind Southwardly. Warm, & cloudy in the afternoon with lightning.

29. Rain last night, but not much, then refreshing Shower. Calm & warm in the Morning. Clear & cool afterwards. Wind at No. Wt.

30. Clear. Wind southwardly & warm.

31. Clear. Wind abt. So. West & warm.

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