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Smoky Cape 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 21.1 +2.6 27.8 +1.7 0.0  
Sat 02/12/2017 20.4 +1.9 25.1 -1.0 0.0  
Sun 03/12/2017 18.0 -0.5 29.0 +2.9 3.0  
Mon 04/12/2017 19.7 +1.2 25.4 -0.7 4.8  
Tue 05/12/2017 19.0 +0.5 26.9 +0.8 2.4  
Wed 06/12/2017 17.0 -1.5 26 +0 4.0  
Thu 07/12/2017 20.3 +1.8 29.4 +3.3 0.0  
Fri 08/12/2017 20.7 +2.2 27 +1 0.0  
Sat 09/12/2017 18.2 -0.3 26.0 -0.1 6.2  
Sun 10/12/2017 17.4 -1.1 29.0 +2.9 0.6  
Mon 11/12/2017 18.1 -0.4 28.6 +2.5 0.0  
Tue 12/12/2017 18.9 +0.4 29.4 +3.3 0.0  
Wed 13/12/2017 19.5 +1.0 27.9 +1.8 0.0  
Thu 14/12/2017 20.7 +2.2 27 +1 0.0  
Fri 15/12/2017 21 +3 27 +1 0.0  
Sat 16/12/2017 21 +3 - - 0.0  
 
December 2017 Average 19.4 +0.9 27.4 +1.3    
Dec 1957-2016 Average 18.5   26.1      
Dec 1957-2016 Highest 24.4 23rd 1972 39.5 2nd 1979    
Dec 1957-2016 Lowest 8.0 2nd 2009 16.8 1st 1994    
 
December 2017 Total         21.0 6 day(s)
Dec 1939-2016 Average Total         117.7 12.7 day(s)
Dec 1939-2016 Wettest Total         466.0 1947
Dec 1939-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         193.8 9th 1947
Dec 1939-2016 Driest Total         15.5 1951
 
Jan-Dec 2017 Total         1302.4 124 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1939-2017 Average Total         1483.6 137.4 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

SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
Mid North Coast, New South Wales/ACT
30.9225°S 153.0871°E 117m AMSL
Commenced 1939
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Weather News

'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.