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Sydney Daily Summaries

August 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Mon 01/08/2016 10.9 +1.9 18.4 +0.6 0.0  
Tue 02/08/2016 11.5 +2.5 15.8 -2.0 0.4  
Wed 03/08/2016 10.7 +1.7 14.6 -3.2 24.8  
Thu 04/08/2016 10.8 +1.8 18.1 +0.3 61.0  
Fri 05/08/2016 9.7 +0.7 16.2 -1.6 4.0  
Sat 06/08/2016 9.2 +0.2 15.5 -2.3 1.8  
Sun 07/08/2016 10.3 +1.3 16.4 -1.4 0.6  
Mon 08/08/2016 8.7 -0.3 19.7 +1.9 0.0  
Tue 09/08/2016 8.1 -0.9 19.1 +1.3 0.0  
Wed 10/08/2016 10.9 +1.9 25.2 +7.4 0.0  
Thu 11/08/2016 11.2 +2.2 20.3 +2.5 0.0  
Fri 12/08/2016 7.1 -1.9 19.4 +1.6 0.0  
Sat 13/08/2016 8.3 -0.7 20.3 +2.5 0.0  
Sun 14/08/2016 9.5 +0.5 20.0 +2.2 0.0  
Mon 15/08/2016 8.9 -0.1 19.6 +1.8 0.0  
Tue 16/08/2016 9.8 +0.8 20.3 +2.5 0.0  
Wed 17/08/2016 10.6 +1.6 24.2 +6.4 0.0  
Thu 18/08/2016 11.6 +2.6 22.9 +5.1 0.0  
Fri 19/08/2016 11.2 +2.2 24.3 +6.5 0.0  
Sat 20/08/2016 11.0 +2.0 17.9 +0.1 0.4  
Sun 21/08/2016 8.2 -0.8 20.4 +2.6 0.0  
Mon 22/08/2016 9.5 +0.5 13.8 -4.0 0.0  
Tue 23/08/2016 8.5 -0.5 18.4 +0.6 1.8  
Wed 24/08/2016 11.8 +2.8 15 -3 2.4  
 
August 2016 Average 9.9 +0.9 19.0 +1.2    
Aug 1859-2014 Average 9.0   17.8      
Aug 1859-2014 Highest 19.7 30th 1885 31.3 26th 1995    
Aug 1859-2014 Lowest 2.7 5th 1862 9.1 9th 1872    
 
August 2016 Total         97.2 9 day(s)
Aug 1858-2014 Average Total         80.7 10.4 day(s)
Aug 1858-2014 Wettest Total         482.6 1998
Aug 1858-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         327.6 6th 1986
Aug 1858-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1995
 
Jan-Aug 2016 Total         1137.8 88 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1858-2014 Average Total         905.9 98.7 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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