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Willis Island Daily Summaries

March 2017
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Wed 01/03/2017 24.9 -0.5 28.0 -1.9 20.0  
Thu 02/03/2017 24.7 -0.7 30.6 +0.7 25.2  
Fri 03/03/2017 27.6 +2.2 30.2 +0.3 0.0  
Sat 04/03/2017 27.0 +1.6 31.4 +1.5 2.4  
Sun 05/03/2017 27.8 +2.4 31.8 +1.9 0.0  
Mon 06/03/2017 26.5 +1.1 31.2 +1.3 2.6  
Tue 07/03/2017 28.2 +2.8 31.8 +1.9 0.0  
Wed 08/03/2017 27.9 +2.5 31.9 +2.0 0.0  
Thu 09/03/2017 24.3 -1.1 28.7 -1.2 5.6  
Fri 10/03/2017 24.5 -0.9 29.1 -0.8 4.6  
Sat 11/03/2017 26.3 +0.9 29.7 -0.2 0.2  
Sun 12/03/2017 23.1 -2.3 30.0 +0.1 37.2  
Mon 13/03/2017 26.2 +0.8 31.1 +1.2 0.6  
Tue 14/03/2017 27.7 +2.3 31.3 +1.4 0.0  
Wed 15/03/2017 26.0 +0.6 30.3 +0.4 3.8  
Thu 16/03/2017 26.9 +1.5 30.8 +0.9 0.0  
Fri 17/03/2017 26.7 +1.3 31.3 +1.4 0.6  
Sat 18/03/2017 25.8 +0.4 31.1 +1.2 12.4  
Sun 19/03/2017 27.7 +2.3 30.3 +0.4 0.0  
Mon 20/03/2017 27.4 +2.0 31.6 +1.7 0.0  
Tue 21/03/2017 26.1 +0.7 31.4 +1.5 3.0  
Wed 22/03/2017 27.6 +2.2 30.5 +0.6 0.0  
Thu 23/03/2017 25.6 +0.2 27.5 -2.4 15.6  
Fri 24/03/2017 24.6 -0.8 28.2 -1.7 37.6  
Sat 25/03/2017 24.3 -1.1 28.9 -1.0 12.8  
Sun 26/03/2017 25.2 -0.2 28.5 -1.4 10.4  
Mon 27/03/2017 24.3 -1.1 29 -1 40.0  
 
March 2017 Average 26.1 +0.7 30.2 +0.3    
Mar 1922-2014 Average 25.4   29.9      
Mar 1922-2014 Highest 28.3 5th 2010 33.8 4th 1987    
Mar 1922-2014 Lowest 20.9 6th 1937 25.1 21st 1997    
 
March 2017 Total         234.6 18 day(s)
Mar 1922-2014 Average Total         201.0 17.5 day(s)
Mar 1922-2014 Wettest Total         1484.8 1997
Mar 1922-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         335.8 11th 1997
Mar 1922-2014 Driest Total         7.2 1981
 
Jan-Mar 2017 Total         505.2 49 day(s)
Jan-Mar 1922-2014 Average Total         603.9 48.3 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.

Station Details

WILLIS ISLAND
Central Coast, Queensland
16.2878°S 149.9652°E 9m AMSL
Commenced 1921
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