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Phosphate Hill 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 26.7 +2.9 40.5 +2.3 0.0  
Sat 02/12/2017 23.1 -0.7 33 -5 2.6  
Sun 03/12/2017 17.1 -6.7 33.6 -4.6 0.2  
Mon 04/12/2017 19.6 -4.2 32 -6 0.0  
Tue 05/12/2017 17.1 -6.7 32.7 -5.5 0.0  
Wed 06/12/2017 15 14.7 -9.1 35.7 -2.5 0.0  
Thu 07/12/2017 20.0 -3.8 39.9 +1.7 0.0  
Fri 08/12/2017 22.0 -1.8 37.7 -0.5 0.0  
Sat 09/12/2017 23.8 +0.0 - - 0.0  
Sun 10/12/2017 - - 40.7 +2.5 -  
Mon 11/12/2017 19.2 -4.6 41.8 +3.6 0.0  
Tue 12/12/2017 26.0 +2.2 41.5 +3.3 0.0  
Wed 13/12/2017 26.2 +2.4 41 +3 0.0  
Thu 14/12/2017 26 +2 42 +4 0.0  
 
December 2017 Average 15 21.7 -2.1 37.9 -0.3    
Dec 2000-2016 Average 23.8   38.2      
Dec 2000-2016 Highest 32.0 17th 2006 46.5 1st 2006    
Dec 2000-2016 Lowest 14.9 27th 2006 22.3 26th 2006    
 
December 2017 Total         2.8 2 day(s)
Dec 2000-2016 Average Total         62.6 6.9 day(s)
Dec 2000-2016 Wettest Total         118.8 2015
Dec 2000-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         85.0 16th 2000
Dec 2000-2016 Driest Total         0.0 2008
 
Jan-Dec 2017 Total         173.4 32 day(s)
Jan-Dec 2000-2017 Average Total         342.5 43.1 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
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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

THE MONUMENT AIRPORT
Northwest, Queensland
21.8125°S 139.9267°E 288m AMSL
Commenced 2000
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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.

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

14:23 EDT

Much of NSW is sweltering through its first heatwave of summer today, with temperatures in Sydney's west hitting 40 degrees Celsius by lunchtime, but the city's east is likely to be spared thanks to a sea breeze.

Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 EDT

Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.