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Newcastle Daily Summaries

August 2017
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Tue 01/08/2017 7 -1 19 -1 0.0  
Wed 02/08/2017 4 -4 - - 0.0  
Thu 03/08/2017 7.0 -1.0 18.7 -1.0 0.0  
Fri 04/08/2017 9.4 +1.4 16.9 -2.8 6.5  
Sat 05/08/2017 9.6 +1.6 20.0 +0.3 0.0  
Sun 06/08/2017 5.7 -2.3 - - 0.0  
Mon 07/08/2017 - - - - 0.0  
Tue 08/08/2017 - - 21.7 +2.0 0.0  
Wed 09/08/2017 6.8 -1.2 15.1 -4.6 0.0  
Thu 10/08/2017 5.1 -2.9 24.0 +4.3 0.0  
Fri 11/08/2017 10.2 +2.2 28.0 +8.3 0.0  
Sat 12/08/2017 9.2 +1.2 20.8 +1.1 0.0  
Sun 13/08/2017 7.4 -0.6 20.4 +0.7 0.0  
Mon 14/08/2017 5 -3 22 +2 0.0  
Tue 15/08/2017 10 +2 19 -1 0.0  
Wed 16/08/2017 11 +3 26 +6 0.4  
Thu 17/08/2017 11 +3 - - 0.0  
 
August 2017 Average 7.9 -0.1 20.9 +1.2    
Aug 1998-2016 Average 8.0   19.7      
Aug 1998-2016 Highest 15.2 31st 2005 30.5 23rd 2012    
Aug 1998-2016 Lowest 0.0 15th 2016 13.3 16th 2004    
 
August 2017 Total         6.9 2 day(s)
Aug 1998-2016 Average Total         59.2 9.2 day(s)
Aug 1998-2016 Wettest Total         186.5 1998
Aug 1998-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         71.0 18th 2004
Aug 1998-2016 Driest Total         0.4 2005
 
Jan-Aug 2017 Total         707.5 81 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1998-2017 Average Total         818.6 90.1 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.

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NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
32.8906°S 151.7068°E 21m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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