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Sandy Cape 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 22.7 +1.0 30.8 +2.1 0.0  
Sun 02/12/2018 23.9 +2.2 30.1 +1.4 0.0  
Mon 03/12/2018 24.0 +2.3 30.4 +1.7 0.0  
Tue 04/12/2018 24.1 +2.4 29.7 +1.0 0.0  
Wed 05/12/2018 18.2 -3.5 27.2 -1.5 22.8  
Thu 06/12/2018 20.6 -1.1 27.7 -1.0 0.6  
Fri 07/12/2018 18.6 -3.1 24.5 -4.2 4.4  
Sat 08/12/2018 20.8 -0.9 25.3 -3.4 1.0  
Sun 09/12/2018 21.0 -0.7 28.6 -0.1 1.6  
Mon 10/12/2018 21.6 -0.1 28.1 -0.6 0.6  
Tue 11/12/2018 22.2 +0.5 28.6 -0.1 0.6  
Wed 12/12/2018 21.6 -0.1 28.3 -0.4 0.0  
Thu 13/12/2018 20.9 -0.8 28.4 -0.3 0.0  
Fri 14/12/2018 23.2 +1.5 25.0 -3.7 0.2  
Sat 15/12/2018 22.1 +0.4 - - 10.4  
 
December 2018 Average 21.7 +0.0 28.1 -0.6    
Dec 1957-2016 Average 21.7   28.7      
Dec 1957-2016 Highest 26.0 29th 1981 34.7 17th 1964    
Dec 1957-2016 Lowest 15.5 3rd 1986 20.6 8th 1967    
 
December 2018 Total         42.2 9 day(s)
Dec 1887-2016 Average Total         95.8 10.4 day(s)
Dec 1887-2016 Wettest Total         428.3 1933
Dec 1887-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         196.3 29th 1933
Dec 1887-2016 Driest Total         4.4 1974
 
Jan-Dec 2018 Total         862.8 98 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1887-2017 Average Total         1271.8 144.9 day(s)
 
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Station Details

SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
Wide Bay & Burnett, Queensland
24.7297°S 153.2083°E 99m AMSL
Commenced 1871
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Ex-Cyclone Owen downgraded to tropical low half a day after crossing Queensland coast

20:14 EDT

More than half a day after crossing Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria coast as a category three system, ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen has been downgraded to a tropical low as it moves across Cape York toward the Coral Sea, bringing steady rain to the state's northern coast.

Thousands without power after storms lash Sydney's west, Hills District

19:23 EDT

A series of severe thunderstorms has whipped the coast of NSW, bringing down trees in western Sydney, cutting power and pelting some suburbs with large hailstones.

Victoria's freak floods prompt 1,400 calls for help, more storms hit Melbourne suburbs

16:54 EDT

Authorities say Victoria's State Emergency Service received more than 1,400 calls for help during 48 hours of wild weather that damaged buildings, flooded streets and closed a stretch of the Hume Freeway, where stranded motorists were rescued by helicopter.

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