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Sydney Daily Summaries

December 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Thu 01/12/2016 18.1 +0.6 28.5 +3.3 0.0  
Fri 02/12/2016 18.7 +1.2 35.7 +10.5 0.2  
Sat 03/12/2016 21.0 +3.5 26.8 +1.6 0.0  
Sun 04/12/2016 19.7 +2.2 26.9 +1.7 0.0  
Mon 05/12/2016 22.1 +4.6 29.9 +4.7 0.4  
Tue 06/12/2016 20.4 +2.9 24 -1 3.2  
 
December 2016 Average 20.0 +2.5 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         3.8 3 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         1324.4 122 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1858-2014 Average Total         1212.6 144.1 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the warmest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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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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