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Cairns Ap Rainfall Reports

December 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Thu 01/12/2016 0.0 24
Fri 02/12/2016 0.0 24
Sat 03/12/2016 0.0 24
Sun 04/12/2016 0.0 24
Mon 05/12/2016 0.0 24
Tue 06/12/2016 0.0 24
 
December 2016 Total 73 0.0 0 day(s)
December 1942-2014 Average Total 175.9 13.8 day(s)
December 1942-2014 Wettest Total 919.4 1973
December 1942-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 230.1 13th 1973
December 1942-2014 Driest Total 9.0 1951
 
Jan-Dec 2016 Total 1337.6 147 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1942-2014 Average Total 2007.6 154.8 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
10  
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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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.