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Parkes 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
December 2017 Average -   -      
Dec 1957-2011 Average 16.3   30.4      
Dec 1957-2011 Highest 27.5 20th 1994 42.5 18th 1990    
Dec 1957-2011 Lowest 6.2 20th 2010 15.0 10th 2002    
December 2017 Total         - 0 day(s)
Dec 1889-2011 Average Total         52.7 6.2 day(s)
Dec 1889-2011 Wettest Total         212.8 2010
Dec 1889-2011 Wettest 24hr Total         81.5 5th 1911
Dec 1889-2011 Driest Total         0.0 1979
Jan-Dec 2017 Total         - 0 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1889-2012 Average Total         584.7 86.4 day(s)
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Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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

CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
33.1419°S 148.1639°E 324m AMSL
Commenced 1889 / Closed 2012
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Weather News

A stormy outlook for Darwin

13:23 EDT

Darwin is on track to reach their December average rainfall, which is already sitting at the halfway mark.

Unsettled spell for Perth

12:23 EDT

The England cricket team may feel more at home, as conditions turn wet and very windy for the end of the third test.

'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.