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Cairns Ap Daily Summaries

December 2015
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Tue 01/12/2015 22.7 -0.7 33 +2 0.0  
December 2015 Average 22.7 -0.7 33.0 +1.5    
Dec 1942-2014 Average 23.4   31.5      
Dec 1942-2014 Highest 27.9 19th 1995 40.5 20th 1995    
Dec 1942-2014 Lowest 17.1 13th 1972 23.9 17th 1942    
December 2015 Total         73 0.0 0 day(s)
Dec 1942-2014 Average Total         175.9 13.8 day(s)
Dec 1942-2014 Wettest Total         919.4 1973
Dec 1942-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         230.1 13th 1973
Dec 1942-2014 Driest Total         9.0 1951
Jan-Dec 2015 Total         1545.4 147 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1942-2014 Average Total         2007.6 154.8 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

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