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Newcastle 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 19.6 +1.8 32.2 +4.4 0.0  
Sat 02/12/2017 22.0 +4.2 30.4 +2.6 0.0  
Sun 03/12/2017 16.7 -1.1 29 +1 9.4  
Mon 04/12/2017 18.6 +0.8 23.3 -4.5 0.0  
Tue 05/12/2017 17.0 -0.8 - - 0.8  
Wed 06/12/2017 - - 28.4 +0.6 0.0  
Thu 07/12/2017 15.2 -2.6 33.2 +5.4 0.0  
Fri 08/12/2017 17.7 -0.1 29.4 +1.6 0.0  
Sat 09/12/2017 17.5 -0.3 - - 1.8  
Sun 10/12/2017 - - 26.8 -1.0 0.0  
Mon 11/12/2017 17.0 -0.8 28 +0 0.0  
Tue 12/12/2017 19 +1 - - 0.0  
 
December 2017 Average 18.0 +0.2 29.0 +1.2    
Dec 1998-2016 Average 17.8   27.8      
Dec 1998-2016 Highest 25.5 31st 2016 40.8 1st 2004    
Dec 1998-2016 Lowest 8.7 7th 2002 18.8 7th 2011    
 
December 2017 Total         17 12.0 3 day(s)
Dec 1998-2016 Average Total         68.6 10.4 day(s)
Dec 1998-2016 Wettest Total         146.4 2002
Dec 1998-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         85.4 11th 2002
Dec 1998-2016 Driest Total         15.7 2005
 
Jan-Dec 2017 Total         915.3 135 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1998-2017 Average Total         1128.2 129.4 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the warmest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
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.

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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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Weather News

New fire danger rating system set to be trialled this summer to cope with new extremes

06:17 EDT

The trusty roadside fire danger signs marking the entrance to every country town are up for a revamp.

Oppressive heat targets northern WA

16:29 EDT

Some northern parts of Western Australia will experience an extreme heatwave this week as temperatures climb into the mid forties for a number of days.

Sweaty week ahead in Sydney

13:34 EDT

The Sydney Basin's first 40C of the season will occur this week and the city could experience its warmest spell of December days in 17 years.