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Forthside Rainfall Reports

December 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Fri 01/12/2017 - -
Sat 02/12/2017 - -
Sun 03/12/2017 - -
Mon 04/12/2017 - -
Tue 05/12/2017 - -
Wed 06/12/2017 - -
Thu 07/12/2017 0.0 24
Fri 08/12/2017 0.0 24
Sat 09/12/2017 0.0 24
Sun 10/12/2017 0.0 24
Mon 11/12/2017 0.0 24
Tue 12/12/2017 0.0 24
Wed 13/12/2017 0.0 24
Thu 14/12/2017 0.0 24
 
December 2017 Total 47 0.0 0 day(s)
December 1966-2016 Average Total 72.4 9.6 day(s)
December 1966-2016 Wettest Total 190.9 1993
December 1966-2016 Wettest 24hr Total 75.4 17th 2012
December 1966-2016 Driest Total 5.4 1983
 
Jan-Dec 2017 Total 690.4 94 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1966-2017 Average Total 1035.3 143.1 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
10  
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.

Station Details

FORTHSIDE RESEARCH STATION
Northwest Coast, Tasmania
41.2039°S 146.2650°E 127m AMSL
Commenced 1966
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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.