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Sydney Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||19.8||+2.3||28.6||+3.4|
|Dec 1859-2014 Average||17.5||25.2|
|Dec 1859-2014 Highest||26.3||25th 1868||42.2||20th 1957|
|Dec 1859-2014 Lowest||9.1||3rd 1924||15.2||24th 1870|
|December 2016 Total||11.6||4 day(s)|
|Dec 1858-2014 Average Total||77.6||11.5 day(s)|
|Dec 1858-2014 Wettest Total||401.9||1920|
|Dec 1858-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||126.0||9th 1970|
|Dec 1858-2014 Driest Total||2.8||1979|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||1332.2||123 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1858-2014 Average Total||1212.6||144.1 day(s)|
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.