It was the wettest winter Armidale has seen in three years but the season's 2020 rainfall was only slightly above average.
Armidale recorded a total of 139.4 millimetres of rain for the whole of winter, most of which (45.2mm) fell in July, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
August recorded 44.2mm, while June was drier with just 25.6 mm falling.
However, it was still significantly higher than last year's winter rainfall, with only 25mm falling across the three months.
Winter in 2018 was only slightly drier than this year, with a total of 81.4mm, while 116.4mm fell across the three months in 2017.
While the total rainfall was more than the past few winters, it was still 105 percent of Armidale's winter average of 132.4mm.
Our last wet winter was in 2016, when a total of 274.4mm of rain was recorded.
And although Armidale had a number of frosts this winter, the mean minimum and maximum temperatures were slightly higher than the average.
Armidale's coldest winter morning was on August 6, when the temperature dropped to -8.7 degrees.
Overall, the mean minimum temperature for winter this year was 0.6 degrees, while the mean maximum temperature was 13.9 degrees.
Our warmest winter day was the very last day of August and winter, which saw the temperature reach a pleasant 19.7 degrees.
So far this year, Armidale has received 637.6mm of rain, which is already significantly higher than last year's total of 306.6mm, and beats 2018's 552.6mm total.
The BoM's spring outlook indicates a wetter-than-average three months for the eastern two thirds of Australia, with warmer-than-average days and nights.