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Townsville Ap 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 24.8 +0.7 30.3 -1.2 3.8  
Sat 02/12/2017 25.2 +1.1 31.1 -0.4 0.0  
Sun 03/12/2017 - - 32.0 +0.5 -  
Mon 04/12/2017 23.9 -0.2 31.3 -0.2 5.0  
Tue 05/12/2017 22.7 -1.4 34.7 +3.2 0.0  
Wed 06/12/2017 23.9 -0.2 33.2 +1.7 0.0  
Thu 07/12/2017 26.6 +2.5 33.1 +1.6 0.0  
Fri 08/12/2017 26.3 +2.2 32.6 +1.1 0.0  
Sat 09/12/2017 25.2 +1.1 31.9 +0.4 0.0  
Sun 10/12/2017 22.4 -1.7 32.9 +1.4 0.0  
Mon 11/12/2017 23.9 -0.2 32.6 +1.1 0.0  
Tue 12/12/2017 20.7 -3.4 31.3 -0.2 6.0  
Wed 13/12/2017 23.1 -1.0 32.0 +0.5 0.0  
Thu 14/12/2017 23.0 -1.1 31.8 +0.3 0.0  
Fri 15/12/2017 23.2 -0.9 32 +1 0.0  
Sat 16/12/2017 25 +1 - - 0.0  
 
December 2017 Average 24.0 -0.1 32.2 +0.7    
Dec 1940-2016 Average 24.1   31.5      
Dec 1940-2016 Highest 28.8 29th 2001 42.1 30th 1984    
Dec 1940-2016 Lowest 17.9 5th 1998 22.9 6th 1964    
 
December 2017 Total         14.8 3 day(s)
Dec 1941-2016 Average Total         128.0 9.8 day(s)
Dec 1941-2016 Wettest Total         458.0 1975
Dec 1941-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         206.8 31st 2009
Dec 1941-2016 Driest Total         0.0 2001
 
Jan-Dec 2017 Total         789.8 90 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1941-2017 Average Total         1129.6 90.6 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature 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

TOWNSVILLE AERO
Lower Burdekin, Queensland
19.2483°S 146.7661°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1940
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'Simple' calculations predicted floodwaters in 2011, residents near Wivenhoe Dam say

09:20 EDT

Two days before floodwaters threatened the Ipswich region, west of Brisbane, in January 2011, Darren and Brad Zanow knew they had to move their belongings to higher ground.

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.