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Cairns Daily Summaries

December 2017
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Fri 01/12/2017 24.0 - 32.1 - 2.8  
Sat 02/12/2017 23.1 - 33.2 - 0.0  
Sun 03/12/2017 23.5 - 32.1 - 0.0  
Mon 04/12/2017 23.7 - 32.8 - 4.0  
Tue 05/12/2017 22.2 - 33.5 - 29.0  
Wed 06/12/2017 20.7 - 32 - 0.0  
Thu 07/12/2017 22.0 - 32.5 - 0.0  
Fri 08/12/2017 24.0 - 32.6 - -  
Sat 09/12/2017 24 - 32 - 0.0  
Sun 10/12/2017 22.6 - 32.7 - 0.0  
Mon 11/12/2017 23.7 - 31.9 - 0.0  
Tue 12/12/2017 21.1 - 32.4 - 0.0  
Wed 13/12/2017 21.0 - 32 - 0.8  
Thu 14/12/2017 20 - 33 - 0.2  
Fri 15/12/2017 20 - - - 0.0  
 
December 2017 Average 22.4   32.5      
 
December 2017 Total         36.8 5 day(s)
 
Jan-Dec 2017 Total         1749.0 148 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 RACECOURSE
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
16.9463°S 145.7474°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 2013
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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.