Category: Weather

1st June 1836 – snow fell in Sydney

Sometime in the year 1836, snow fell in Sydney for the first time in recorded history.

Posted in Journal, News from the Colony, Weather Tagged with: , ,

9th March 1830 – eclipse of the Moon

On this day, 9th March 1830, there was a total eclipse of the Moon

Posted in Journal, Weather Tagged with:

1st October 1829 – the Hunter Valley drought ends

In October 1829 rainfall was experienced throughout the Hunter Valley, breaking four years of drought.

Posted in Journal, News from the Colony, Weather Tagged with: , ,