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Sydney Daily Summaries

August 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Wed 01/08/2018 11.5 +2.5 21.8 +3.9 0.0  
Thu 02/08/2018 8.9 -0.1 17.5 -0.4 0.0  
Fri 03/08/2018 9.6 +0.6 23.4 +5.5 0.0  
Sat 04/08/2018 11.1 +2.1 20.3 +2.4 0.0  
Sun 05/08/2018 7.2 -1.8 19.2 +1.3 0.0  
Mon 06/08/2018 10.7 +1.7 19.0 +1.1 0.0  
Tue 07/08/2018 11.2 +2.2 17.1 -0.8 1.4  
Wed 08/08/2018 8.5 -0.5 19.5 +1.6 0.0  
Thu 09/08/2018 9.7 +0.7 19.5 +1.6 0.0  
Fri 10/08/2018 7.8 -1.2 22.1 +4.2 0.0  
Sat 11/08/2018 10.2 +1.2 25.6 +7.7 0.0  
Sun 12/08/2018 9.9 +0.9 17.1 -0.8 0.0  
Mon 13/08/2018 8.5 -0.5 20.3 +2.4 0.0  
Tue 14/08/2018 9.4 +0.4 21.7 +3.8 0.0  
Wed 15/08/2018 11.8 +2.8 25.1 +7.2 0.0  
Thu 16/08/2018 14.6 +5.6 22.6 +4.7 0.0  
Fri 17/08/2018 8.1 -0.9 18.7 +0.8 0.0  
Sat 18/08/2018 9.1 +0.1 22.5 +4.6 0.0  
Sun 19/08/2018 9.4 +0.4 16.4 -1.5 0.0  
Mon 20/08/2018 7.9 -1.1 16 -2 0.0  
Tue 21/08/2018 8 -1 18 +0 0.0  
Wed 22/08/2018 10 +1 - - 0.0  
 
August 2018 Average 9.7 +0.7 20.2 +2.3    
Aug 1859-2016 Average 9.0   17.9      
Aug 1859-2016 Highest 19.7 30th 1885 31.3 26th 1995    
Aug 1859-2016 Lowest 2.7 5th 1862 9.1 9th 1872    
 
August 2018 Total         1.4 1 day(s)
Aug 1858-2016 Average Total         81.1 10.4 day(s)
Aug 1858-2016 Wettest Total         482.6 1998
Aug 1858-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         327.6 6th 1986
Aug 1858-2016 Driest Total         0.0 1995
 
Jan-Aug 2018 Total         505.0 69 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1858-2017 Average Total         909.0 98.8 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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