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Maatsuyker Is Daily Summaries

October 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Mon 01/10/2018 8.1 +0.6 11.7 -1.5 0.6  
Tue 02/10/2018 7.8 +0.3 14.4 +1.2 4.4  
Wed 03/10/2018 8.0 +0.5 10.4 -2.8 8.2  
Thu 04/10/2018 6.1 -1.4 10.9 -2.3 0.0  
Fri 05/10/2018 6.7 -0.8 12.0 -1.2 0.4  
Sat 06/10/2018 7.5 +0.0 13.1 -0.1 0.0  
Sun 07/10/2018 8.0 +0.5 15.1 +1.9 0.0  
Mon 08/10/2018 10.9 +3.4 12.7 -0.5 0.0  
Tue 09/10/2018 8.3 +0.8 9.7 -3.5 3.2  
Wed 10/10/2018 6.0 -1.5 11.4 -1.8 1.4  
Thu 11/10/2018 6.1 -1.4 11.8 -1.4 0.0  
Fri 12/10/2018 7.5 +0.0 14.4 +1.2 0.6  
Sat 13/10/2018 8.8 +1.3 17.7 +4.5 0.2  
Sun 14/10/2018 10.2 +2.7 21.7 +8.5 0.0  
Mon 15/10/2018 14.3 +6.8 25 +12 0.0  
Tue 16/10/2018 17 +10 - - 0.0  
 
October 2018 Average 8.8 +1.3 14.1 +0.9    
Oct 1957-2016 Average 7.5   13.2      
Oct 1957-2016 Highest 16.7 12th 2006 27.5 27th 1981    
Oct 1957-2016 Lowest -1.1 2nd 1967 6.8 16th 1984    
 
October 2018 Total         118 19.0 8 day(s)
Oct 1891-2016 Average Total         107.0 22.9 day(s)
Oct 1891-2016 Wettest Total         209.5 1979
Oct 1891-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         53.3 11th 1935
Oct 1891-2016 Driest Total         27.8 2015
 
Jan-Oct 2018 Total         873.0 207 day(s)
Jan-Oct 1891-2017 Average Total         1049.4 211.9 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.

Station Details

MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
West & Sth Coast, Tasmania
43.6578°S 146.2711°E 147m AMSL
Commenced 1891
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Drought aid: Where has the money been allocated and what difference is it making on-farm?

11:52 EDT

Billions of dollars in government aid, across all tiers, has gone to farmers during the drought this year.

Coles, Aldi blasted by Minister over handling of 10c milk levy for drought-stricken farmers

00:40 EDT

Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has launched a scathing attack on Coles over its handling of the 10c milk levy for drought relief, calling the supermarket chain's approach "slippery" and saying the extra money may not even go back to the right farmers.

Deluge continues across south-east Queensland as drought-stricken farmers hope for more

21:13 EDT

The sodden weekend across south-east Queensland has delivered some remarkable rainfall totals, with Noosa Heads on the state's Sunshine Coast recording almost half a metre of rain.