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Friendly Beach Daily Summaries

April 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Sun 01/04/2018 11.8 +2.0 20.8 +2.0 0.0  
Mon 02/04/2018 12.4 +2.6 21.6 +2.8 0.0  
Tue 03/04/2018 11.3 +1.5 26.0 +7.2 0.0  
Wed 04/04/2018 11.0 +1.2 21.8 +3.0 0.0  
Thu 05/04/2018 11.0 +1.2 22.3 +3.5 0.2  
Fri 06/04/2018 11.7 +1.9 16.7 -2.1 0.2  
Sat 07/04/2018 9.4 -0.4 19.7 +0.9 0.0  
Sun 08/04/2018 13.2 +3.4 20.2 +1.4 1.0  
Mon 09/04/2018 13.4 +3.6 18.3 -0.5 1.4  
Tue 10/04/2018 12.2 +2.4 20.7 +1.9 0.0  
Wed 11/04/2018 12.1 +2.3 20.3 +1.5 0.0  
Thu 12/04/2018 11.2 +1.4 20.6 +1.8 0.4  
Fri 13/04/2018 9.7 -0.1 19.9 +1.1 2.2  
Sat 14/04/2018 11.3 +1.5 19.1 +0.3 3.4  
Sun 15/04/2018 7.9 -1.9 18.4 -0.4 0.0  
Mon 16/04/2018 8.8 -1.0 17.7 -1.1 0.0  
Tue 17/04/2018 7.7 -2.1 16.2 -2.6 0.0  
Wed 18/04/2018 3.0 -6.8 17.2 -1.6 0.0  
Thu 19/04/2018 6.2 -3.6 17.8 -1.0 0.0  
Fri 20/04/2018 4.8 -5.0 18.4 -0.4 0.2  
Sat 21/04/2018 5.8 -4.0 20.9 +2.1 0.2  
Sun 22/04/2018 10.0 +0.2 21.1 +2.3 0.2  
Mon 23/04/2018 9.5 -0.3 19.1 +0.3 0.2  
Tue 24/04/2018 9.5 -0.3 19 +0 0.0  
 
April 2018 Average 9.8 +0.0 19.7 +0.9    
Apr 1997-2017 Average 9.8   18.8      
Apr 1997-2017 Highest 17.5 10th 2005 31.4 10th 2005    
Apr 1997-2017 Lowest 1.0 17th 2006 10.9 28th 2009    
 
April 2018 Total         9.6 11 day(s)
Apr 1997-2017 Average Total         50.9 11.2 day(s)
Apr 1997-2017 Wettest Total         137.0 2003
Apr 1997-2017 Wettest 24hr Total         75.4 13th 2011
Apr 1997-2017 Driest Total         7.2 2016
 
Jan-Apr 2018 Total         137.8 34 day(s)
Jan-Apr 1997-2017 Average Total         232.3 44.2 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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FRIENDLY BEACHES
East Coast, Tasmania
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