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Cairns Daily Summaries

December 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Sat 01/12/2018 21.6 - 37.6 - 0.0  
Sun 02/12/2018 24.8 - 35.0 - 0.0  
Mon 03/12/2018 23.1 - 35.0 - 0.0  
Tue 04/12/2018 24.6 - 34.0 - 0.8  
Wed 05/12/2018 26.1 - 33.4 - 0.2  
Thu 06/12/2018 23.8 - 32.9 - 7.6  
Fri 07/12/2018 23.1 - 32.1 - 3.8  
Sat 08/12/2018 22.4 - 29.8 - 51.4  
Sun 09/12/2018 23.1 - 26.4 - 4.6  
Mon 10/12/2018 23.5 - 29.4 - 205.0  
Tue 11/12/2018 24.4 - 32 - 4.8  
Wed 12/12/2018 25 - - - 0.0  
 
December 2018 Average 23.8   32.5      
 
December 2018 Total         278.2 8 day(s)
 
Jan-Dec 2018 Total         2457.0 131 day(s)
 
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CAIRNS RACECOURSE
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
16.9463°S 145.7474°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 2013
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What to expect from a cyclone like Owen

11:49 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Owen is strengthening over the Gulf of Carpentaria and is expected to travel over eastern Queensland during the coming days, potentially causing widespread severe weather in a number of populated areas.

Tropical Cyclone Owen redevelops into category one system, preparations underway

11:21 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Owen has redeveloped into a category one system in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria and is forecast to intensify further.

Legendary south-west Queensland stock routes closed due to drought

07:02 EDT

Ongoing drought conditions have taken a toll on century-old travelling stock routes with vital areas in south-west Queensland closed off to graziers for the first time in living memory.

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