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Sandy Cape Rainfall Reports

April 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sat 01/04/2017 1.0 24
Sun 02/04/2017 0.0 24
Mon 03/04/2017 0.0 24
Tue 04/04/2017 0.0 24
Wed 05/04/2017 0.0 24
Thu 06/04/2017 0.0 24
Fri 07/04/2017 6.0 24
Sat 08/04/2017 0.6 24
Sun 09/04/2017 24.4 24
Mon 10/04/2017 10.2 24
Tue 11/04/2017 0.0 24
Wed 12/04/2017 - -
Thu 13/04/2017 - -
Fri 14/04/2017 - -
Sat 15/04/2017 - -
Sun 16/04/2017 - -
Mon 17/04/2017 - -
Tue 18/04/2017 - -
Wed 19/04/2017 - -
Thu 20/04/2017 - -
Fri 21/04/2017 - -
Sat 22/04/2017 - -
Sun 23/04/2017 - -
Mon 24/04/2017 - -
Tue 25/04/2017 - -
Wed 26/04/2017 - -
Thu 27/04/2017 - -
Fri 28/04/2017 - -
 
April 2017 Total 42.2 5 day(s)
April 1888-2014 Average Total 118.7 15.4 day(s)
April 1888-2014 Wettest Total 523.3 1923
April 1888-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 193.5 6th 1921
April 1888-2014 Driest Total 6.2 1897
 
Jan-Apr 2017 Total 298.8 36 day(s)
Jan-Apr 1888-2014 Average Total 610.4 59.9 day(s)
 
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

SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
Wide Bay & Burnett, Queensland
24.7297°S 153.2083°E 99m AMSL
Commenced 1871
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