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Cooktown Ap Daily Summaries

August 2017
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Tue 01/08/2017 22 +4 28 +1 0.0  
Wed 02/08/2017 21 +3 29 +2 0.0  
Thu 03/08/2017 22.3 +4.1 28.8 +1.7 0.0  
Fri 04/08/2017 22.7 +4.5 27.1 +0.0 0.0  
Sat 05/08/2017 20.6 +2.4 29.0 +1.9 0.0  
Sun 06/08/2017 21.8 +3.6 28.9 +1.8 1.0  
Mon 07/08/2017 19.8 +1.6 29.2 +2.1 0.0  
Tue 08/08/2017 19.2 +1.0 29.6 +2.5 0.0  
Wed 09/08/2017 21.8 +3.6 28.2 +1.1 8.6  
Thu 10/08/2017 22.4 +4.2 28.8 +1.7 0.2  
Fri 11/08/2017 22.5 +4.3 28.4 +1.3 0.0  
Sat 12/08/2017 19.9 +1.7 28.3 +1.2 0.0  
Sun 13/08/2017 22.0 +3.8 28 +1 0.2  
Mon 14/08/2017 22 +4 28 +1 0.0  
Tue 15/08/2017 22 +4 28 +1 0.0  
Wed 16/08/2017 22 +4 28 +1 0.0  
Thu 17/08/2017 23 +5 - - 0.0  
 
August 2017 Average 16 21.6 +3.4 16 28.5 +1.4    
Aug 2000-2016 Average 18.2   27.1      
Aug 2000-2016 Highest 23.8 21st 2010 33.0 24th 2000    
Aug 2000-2016 Lowest 8.8 7th 2006 23.5 16th 2016    
 
August 2017 Total         10.0 4 day(s)
Aug 2000-2016 Average Total         16.5 7.5 day(s)
Aug 2000-2016 Wettest Total         69.8 2010
Aug 2000-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         61.0 31st 2010
Aug 2000-2016 Driest Total         0.4 2004
 
Jan-Aug 2017 Total         1535.4 132 day(s)
Jan-Aug 2000-2017 Average Total         1284.4 115.0 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the warmest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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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

COOKTOWN AIRPORT
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
15.4461°S 145.1861°E 5m AMSL
Commenced 2000
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Climate change not the full story when it comes to above average winter temperatures

06:33 EST

Temperatures across southern Queensland and northern NSW have been up to 13 degrees Celsius above the August maximum on a number of days this week, and while climate change may the words on everyone's lips, it is not the whole story.

Damaging winds and flooding threaten South Australia

21:12 EST

It's going to be a windy 24 hours in South Australia as the second cold front of the week crosses the state's south.

Winter warmth strikes eastern states

18:07 EST

Parts of Queensland and New South Wales experienced their highest August temperature in eight years today.