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Newcastle 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 16.2 -1.6 27.2 -0.6 0.0  
Sun 02/12/2018 16.2 -1.6 28.0 +0.2 0.0  
Mon 03/12/2018 15.5 -2.3 30.0 +2.2 0.0  
Tue 04/12/2018 16.1 -1.7 26.2 -1.6 0.0  
Wed 05/12/2018 17.5 -0.3 23.5 -4.3 0.6  
Thu 06/12/2018 18.2 +0.4 27.2 -0.6 0.0  
Fri 07/12/2018 15.0 -2.8 28.5 +0.7 0.0  
Sat 08/12/2018 16.0 -1.8 30.2 +2.4 0.0  
Sun 09/12/2018 16.0 -1.8 30.7 +2.9 0.0  
Mon 10/12/2018 18.4 +0.6 29.3 +1.5 0.0  
Tue 11/12/2018 19.6 +1.8 23.1 -4.7 0.8  
Wed 12/12/2018 18.0 +0.2 26.0 -1.8 0.6  
Thu 13/12/2018 19.5 +1.7 31.0 +3.2 1.8  
Fri 14/12/2018 20.1 +2.3 29.4 +1.6 18.4  
Sat 15/12/2018 20.2 +2.4 31.6 +3.8 1.8  
Sun 16/12/2018 20.5 +2.7 32.0 +4.2 0.0  
Mon 17/12/2018 20.2 +2.4 30.5 +2.7 0.0  
Tue 18/12/2018 21.4 +3.6 - - 0.0  
 
December 2018 Average 18.0 +0.2 28.5 +0.7    
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 2018 Total         24.0 6 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 2018 Total         875.5 103 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1998-2017 Average Total         1128.2 129.4 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.

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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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Tropical Cyclone Owen's rainfall legacy

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Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen is still spinning away off the central coast of Queensland, more than two weeks after it first formed in the Coral Sea and days after it broke Australia's December daily rainfall record.