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Sydney 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 19.1 +1.6 25.8 +0.6 0.0  
Sun 02/12/2018 17.7 +0.2 34.0 +8.8 0.0  
Mon 03/12/2018 16.9 -0.6 30.0 +4.8 0.0  
Tue 04/12/2018 19.3 +1.8 23.6 -1.6 0.0  
Wed 05/12/2018 17.4 -0.1 22.1 -3.1 0.0  
Thu 06/12/2018 18.1 +0.6 25.2 +0.0 1.2  
Fri 07/12/2018 17.0 -0.5 25.5 +0.3 0.0  
Sat 08/12/2018 18.8 +1.3 26.8 +1.6 0.0  
Sun 09/12/2018 19.0 +1.5 26.0 +0.8 0.0  
Mon 10/12/2018 20.5 +3.0 26.1 +0.9 0.0  
Tue 11/12/2018 19.8 +2.3 23.7 -1.5 0.0  
Wed 12/12/2018 19.2 +1.7 24.7 -0.5 0.0  
Thu 13/12/2018 19.6 +2.1 26.7 +1.5 0.6  
Fri 14/12/2018 19.7 +2.2 27 +2 17.2  
 
December 2018 Average 18.7 +1.2 26.2 +1.0    
Dec 1859-2016 Average 17.5   25.2      
Dec 1859-2016 Highest 27.1 14th 2016 42.2 20th 1957    
Dec 1859-2016 Lowest 9.1 3rd 1924 15.2 24th 1870    
 
December 2018 Total         19.0 3 day(s)
Dec 1858-2016 Average Total         77.6 11.5 day(s)
Dec 1858-2016 Wettest Total         401.9 1920
Dec 1858-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         126.0 9th 1970
Dec 1858-2016 Driest Total         2.8 1979
 
Jan-Dec 2018 Total         925.2 117 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1858-2017 Average Total         1215.2 144.2 day(s)
 
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Station Details

SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
33.8607°S 151.2050°E 39m AMSL
Commenced 1858
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Cyclone Owen to reach category four today as it closes in on Queensland's coast

18:56 EDT

Severe Tropical Cyclone Owen and its wind gusts of nearly 200km/h are continuing to move slowly east towards Queensland's coast.

Melbourne flash flooding warning issued as storm dumps rainfall across city

18:49 EDT

Melburnians are being warned to stay indoors and avoid floodwaters, after an afternoon storm dumped a deluge of rain on the city, causing flash flooding in the CBD and eastern suburbs.

Victoria's wild weather sparks safety concerns about wire rope barriers after Hume Freeway flash flooding

18:49 EDT

Motorists who were stranded on the Hume Freeway for hours during north-east Victoria's flash flooding have told the ABC they felt trapped by newly erected wire rope barriers.

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