February partakes of the saTne character; occasional sho\vcrs refresh the air, and the thernlonlcter ranges froTH 71 0 to 82°. Dr. Hillary, in his meteorological observations during the year 1755, observcs that he saw ~'ahrenheit's thCl'lnOnlcter in this nlonth, in the lliornings, at 70°, which he never observed before 01' since during the period of cleven years. According to the observations of that author, the nlonth is generally healthful.