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Sydney Daily Summaries

October 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Mon 01/10/2018 10.6 -3.0 20.4 -1.8 0.0  
Tue 02/10/2018 12.5 -1.1 21.5 -0.7 0.0  
Wed 03/10/2018 13.6 +0.0 23.7 +1.5 0.0  
Thu 04/10/2018 16.2 +2.6 16.5 -5.7 2.2  
Fri 05/10/2018 14.3 +0.7 15.6 -6.6 44.4  
Sat 06/10/2018 13.6 +0.0 19.6 -2.6 29.4  
Sun 07/10/2018 12.1 -1.5 17.6 -4.6 2.2  
Mon 08/10/2018 12.8 -0.8 21.1 -1.1 13.8  
Tue 09/10/2018 13.1 -0.5 23.2 +1.0 2.2  
Wed 10/10/2018 16.4 +2.8 17.3 -4.9 0.0  
Thu 11/10/2018 13.4 -0.2 19.3 -2.9 13.4  
Fri 12/10/2018 12.8 -0.8 18.6 -3.6 7.6  
Sat 13/10/2018 12.1 -1.5 20.2 -2.0 4.8  
Sun 14/10/2018 13.4 -0.2 21.1 -1.1 12.6  
Mon 15/10/2018 15.5 +1.9 21.6 -0.6 6.8  
Tue 16/10/2018 17.0 +3.4 22.5 +0.3 4.6  
Wed 17/10/2018 18.4 +4.8 23.8 +1.6 0.4  
Thu 18/10/2018 17.8 +4.2 24 +2 5.2  
Fri 19/10/2018 18 +4 - - 2  
 
October 2018 Average 14.4 +0.8 20.4 -1.8    
Oct 1859-2016 Average 13.6   22.2      
Oct 1859-2016 Highest 25.6 4th 1970 38.2 13th 2004    
Oct 1859-2016 Lowest 5.7 3rd 1918 12.1 2nd 1871    
 
October 2018 Total         151.6 15 day(s)
Oct 1858-2016 Average Total         76.4 11.6 day(s)
Oct 1858-2016 Wettest Total         285.0 1987
Oct 1858-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         161.8 13th 1902
Oct 1858-2016 Driest Total         0.6 1988
 
Jan-Oct 2018 Total         714.0 101 day(s)
Jan-Oct 1858-2017 Average Total         1053.8 121.0 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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SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
33.8607°S 151.2050°E 39m AMSL
Commenced 1858
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Long-awaited south Rockhampton flood levee project finally set to go ahead

08:41 EDT

It gets deluged so often that it is affectionately know as the Float-el — but now the iconic Fitzroy pub and at least 1,500 other properties around it might no longer need worry about flooding.

Why lightning, one of the most deadly weather phenomena, will never be seen in a forecast

21:00 EDT

It's one of the world's most dangerous weather phenomena, but you will never hear the word "lightning" mentioned in a forecast.

BoM predicts more storms as Penrith hit with one month's rain in half an hour

13:51 EDT

The heavens opened hard and fast in western Sydney last night, with some areas receiving a month's worth of rain in half an hour.