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Cairns Ap Daily Summaries

August 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Mon 01/08/2016 20.0 +2.6 27.6 +1.0 0.0  
Tue 02/08/2016 18.6 +1.2 27.7 +1.1 0.0  
Wed 03/08/2016 19.4 +2.0 27.3 +0.7 0.0  
Thu 04/08/2016 17.2 -0.2 23.8 -2.8 0.0  
Fri 05/08/2016 13.7 -3.7 26.0 -0.6 0.0  
Sat 06/08/2016 18.9 +1.5 26.7 +0.1 0.0  
Sun 07/08/2016 18.5 +1.1 24.9 -1.7 3.0  
Mon 08/08/2016 18.1 +0.7 26.5 -0.1 3.6  
Tue 09/08/2016 18.5 +1.1 26.0 -0.6 9.6  
Wed 10/08/2016 18.0 +0.6 26.9 +0.3 3.2  
Thu 11/08/2016 16.9 -0.5 27.1 +0.5 1.4  
Fri 12/08/2016 18.8 +1.4 27.5 +0.9 0.0  
Sat 13/08/2016 17.4 +0.0 27.4 +0.8 0.0  
Sun 14/08/2016 16.9 -0.5 26.6 +0.0 0.0  
Mon 15/08/2016 18.9 +1.5 24.4 -2.2 0.6  
Tue 16/08/2016 18.9 +1.5 25.2 -1.4 2.0  
Wed 17/08/2016 19.0 +1.6 26.0 -0.6 9.2  
Thu 18/08/2016 18.4 +1.0 25.6 -1.0 5.2  
Fri 19/08/2016 18.7 +1.3 26.2 -0.4 1.8  
Sat 20/08/2016 18.4 +1.0 26.9 +0.3 0.2  
Sun 21/08/2016 20.1 +2.7 27.7 +1.1 0.0  
Mon 22/08/2016 17.5 +0.1 28.1 +1.5 0.0  
Tue 23/08/2016 17.9 +0.5 27.3 +0.7 0.0  
Wed 24/08/2016 18.6 +1.2 28 +1 0.0  
 
August 2016 Average 18.2 +0.8 26.6 +0.0    
Aug 1943-2014 Average 17.4   26.6      
Aug 1943-2014 Highest 23.7 13th 1986 31.4 29th 2000    
Aug 1943-2014 Lowest 7.8 7th 1953 18.7 8th 1970    
 
August 2016 Total         39.8 11 day(s)
Aug 1943-2014 Average Total         26.7 7.9 day(s)
Aug 1943-2014 Wettest Total         140.2 1995
Aug 1943-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         63.2 6th 1947
Aug 1943-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1990
 
Jan-Aug 2016 Total         1199.0 120 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1943-2014 Average Total         1658.6 114.7 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

CAIRNS AERO
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
16.8736°S 145.7458°E 2m AMSL
Commenced 1941
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