Kanmantoo Rainfall Reports

October 2021
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Fri 01/10/2021 2.4 24
Sat 02/10/2021 0.2 24
Sun 03/10/2021 1.2 24
Mon 04/10/2021 2.6 24
Tue 05/10/2021 1.4 24
Wed 06/10/2021 0.0 24
Thu 07/10/2021 0.0 24
Fri 08/10/2021 0.0 24
Sat 09/10/2021 0.0 24
Sun 10/10/2021 0.0 24
Mon 11/10/2021 0.4 24
Tue 12/10/2021 0.0 24
Wed 13/10/2021 0.2 24
Thu 14/10/2021 3.8 24
Fri 15/10/2021 5.2 24
Sat 16/10/2021 0.0 24
Sun 17/10/2021 0.0 24
Mon 18/10/2021 0.2 24
Tue 19/10/2021 0.0 24
Wed 20/10/2021 0.0 24
Thu 21/10/2021 0.0 24
Fri 22/10/2021 0.0 24
Sat 23/10/2021 0.0 24
Sun 24/10/2021 0.2 24
October 2021 Total 17.8 11 day(s)
Jan-Oct 2021 Total 391.8 101 day(s)
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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

Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia
35.0238°S 139.0013°E 252m AMSL
Commenced 1991
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Weather News

Southeast Queensland October heat breaks a long standing record

17:33 EDT

Parts of southeast Queensland sweated through their hottest October day ever recorded.  A broad trough pushing into eastern parts of the sunny state has been drawing a hot airmass ahead of it, with a dry offshore wind circulation preventing the cooling effects of the seabreeze from kicking in this afternoon.   This led to temperatures creeping up well above average for this time of year. A new maximum October temperature record was set at Cape Moreton, with the mercury creeping up to 32.3°C just after 3pm, beating the previous October record of 31.5°C. This weather station has been keeping records for 110 years, since 1910.  Elsewhere in Southeast Queensland, it was the hottest October day in:  20 years at Bundaberg (34.5°C)  16 years at Sunshine Coast Ap (36.5°C), Tewantin (36.8°C) and Maryborough (35.5°C)  12 years at Brisbane Ap (33.2°C) and Redcliff (34.1°C)  8 years at Coolangatta Ap (33.4°C)  Satellite imagery showing temperatures in the 30s across southeast Queensland just before 4pm AEDT with dry westerly winds.

Colourful Skies

12:02 EDT

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