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Channel Point Daily Summaries

December 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Thu 01/12/2016 - - 33.0 +0.6 -  
Fri 02/12/2016 25.1 +0.0 33.2 +0.8 1.0  
Sat 03/12/2016 23.0 -2.1 31.7 -0.7 35.0  
Sun 04/12/2016 24.6 -0.5 33.5 +1.1 0.2  
Mon 05/12/2016 25.5 +0.4 33.0 +0.6 0.0  
Tue 06/12/2016 27.4 +2.3 - - 0.0  
 
December 2016 Average 25.1 +0.0 32.9 +0.5    
Dec 1994-2014 Average 25.1   32.4      
Dec 1994-2014 Highest 29.7 17th 2014 35.7 25th 2011    
Dec 1994-2014 Lowest 20.6 3rd 1994 25.5 8th 1998    
 
December 2016 Total         36.2 3 day(s)
Dec 1990-2014 Average Total         321.7 17.0 day(s)
Dec 1990-2014 Wettest Total         691.7 2008
Dec 1990-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         252.4 4th 2000
Dec 1990-2014 Driest Total         28.6 1991
 
Jan-Dec 2016 Total         1030.8 93 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1990-2014 Average Total         1860.2 100.9 day(s)
 
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A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

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CHANNEL POINT
Darwin-Daly, Northern Territory
13.1672°S 130.1226°E 3m AMSL
Commenced 1990
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Top End residents could be waiting until Christmas for a bit of rain relief

18:43 EDT

Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La NiƱa weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

One dead after Mt Warning campers struck by lightning, rescue operation underway

15:52 EDT

An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.

Hot and stormy start to summer in NSW

15:50 EDT

The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.