Cairns Ap Daily Summaries

December 2019
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Sun 01/12/2019 21.3 -2.1 31.2 -0.3 0.0  
Mon 02/12/2019 23.2 -0.2 32.1 +0.6 0.0  
Tue 03/12/2019 23.7 +0.3 33.6 +2.1 0.0  
Wed 04/12/2019 23.9 +0.5 33.1 +1.6 -  
Thu 05/12/2019 25.5 +2.1 33.1 +1.6 0.0  
Fri 06/12/2019 25.6 +2.2 33.0 +1.5 0.0  
Sat 07/12/2019 23.7 +0.3 32.4 +0.9 0.0  
Sun 08/12/2019 22.0 -1.4 32.4 +0.9 0.0  
Mon 09/12/2019 22.6 -0.8 33.4 +1.9 0.0  
Tue 10/12/2019 23.9 +0.5 31.6 +0.1 13.0  
Wed 11/12/2019 24.7 +1.3 33 +2 3.2  
 
December 2019 Average 23.6 +0.2 32.6 +1.1    
Dec 1942-2016 Average 23.4   31.5      
Dec 1942-2016 Highest 27.9 19th 1995 40.5 20th 1995    
Dec 1942-2016 Lowest 17.1 13th 1972 23.9 17th 1942    
 
December 2019 Total         16.2 2 day(s)
Dec 1942-2016 Average Total         176.7 13.9 day(s)
Dec 1942-2016 Wettest Total         919.4 1973
Dec 1942-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         230.1 13th 1973
Dec 1942-2016 Driest Total         9.0 1951
 
Jan-Dec 2019 Total         1982.8 147 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1942-2017 Average Total         1994.9 155.2 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.

Station Details

CAIRNS AERO
Nth Cst Tableland, Queensland
16.8736°S 145.7458°E 2m AMSL
Commenced 1941
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Weather News

Deadly heatwave warning for Perth on the eve of first Test between Australia and New Zealand

19:46 EDT

The WA Health Department has issued a heatwave warning for Perth for the first time since 2016 as the city braces for a run of record-breaking heat until Sunday.

Gold Coast beachgoers may be forced to use recycled water to wash sandy feet as drought worsens

18:40 EDT

Gold Coast beach showers have once again become a barometer for the drought with Mayor Tom Tate saying bathers may be forced to use recycled water to wash the sand off their feet.

Positive Indian Ocean Dipole fuels bushfires devastating Australia and deadly flooding in Africa

17:46 EDT

A climatic phenomenon of near-record intensity has contributed to two extremes on opposite sides of the Indian Ocean — torrential rain in East Africa and exceptionally dry conditions fuelling bushfires in Australia.