The history of the Royal-Society of London for the improving of natural knowledge by Tho. Sprat.
Sprat, Thomas, 1635-1713., Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667. To the Royal Society.
A SCHEME At one View representing to the Eye the Ob∣servations of the Weather for a Month.
|Dayes of the Month and place of the Sun. Remarkable house.||Age and sign of the Moon at Noon.||The Quarters of the Wind and its strength.||The Degrees of Heat and Cold.||The Degrees of Dryness and Moysture.||The Degrees of Pres∣sure.||The Faces or visible ap∣pearances of the Sky.||The Nota∣blest Effects.||General De∣ductions to be made af∣ter the side is fitted with Observati∣ons: As,|
|4||W. 2.||9 ¼||2 5||29 1/11||Clear blew, but yellowish in the N. E. Clowded to∣ward the S. Checker'd blew.||A great dew.||From the last quart: of the Moon to the change the weather was ve∣ry temperate but cold for the sea∣son; the Wind pretty constant between N. and W.|
|8||27||3||12 ½||2 8|
|14||12||♉ 9.46.||3½||16||Thunder, far to the South. A very great Tide.|
|♊||4||2 9||29 ⅛|
|12||W.SW. 1||7 ½||2||29 ⅛|
|8||N.W. 3||9||2 8½||29 1/16||A clear Sky all day, but a little chec∣ker'd at 4. P. M. at Sun∣set red and hazy.||Not by much so big a Tide as yesterday. Thunder in the North.|
|♊||6||♉ 24.51.||N. 2||8 ½||A little before the last great Wind, and till the Wind rose at its highest, the Quicksilver con∣tinued descend∣ing till it came very low; after which it began to reascend, &c.|
|10||N. Moon. at 7.25′ A. M.||S. 1||10||1 10||28 ½||Overcast and very lowr∣ing. &c.||No dew upon the ground, but very much upon Marble stones, &c.|