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Newcastle Daily Summaries

December 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Thu 01/12/2016 14.8 -2.9 31.5 +3.9 0.0  
Fri 02/12/2016 15.4 -2.3 35.0 +7.4 0.2  
Sat 03/12/2016 21.0 +3.3 - - 0.0  
Sun 04/12/2016 - - 28.7 +1.1 0.0  
Mon 05/12/2016 22.4 +4.7 - - 0.0  
 
December 2016 Average 18.4 +0.7 15 31.7 +4.1    
Dec 1998-2014 Average 17.7   27.6      
Dec 1998-2014 Highest 25.3 1st 2004 40.8 1st 2004    
Dec 1998-2014 Lowest 8.7 7th 2002 18.8 7th 2011    
 
December 2016 Total         15 0.2 1 day(s)
Dec 1998-2014 Average Total         67.5 10.6 day(s)
Dec 1998-2014 Wettest Total         146.4 2002
Dec 1998-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         85.4 11th 2002
Dec 1998-2014 Driest Total         15.7 2005
 
Jan-Dec 2016 Total         1025.6 112 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1998-2014 Average Total         1118.4 129.7 day(s)
 
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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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NSW weather: Severe thunderstorm works its way from Sydney to state's north

22:27 EDT

Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.

A case of history repeating itself: What is wrong with South Australia's electricity network?

18:43 EDT

Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.

Stormy Monday across Australia

17:03 EDT

Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.