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#1427677 - 08/07/2017 22:21 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
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Just spent a couple of days camped down at the beach. Still shorts and tshirt weather. Slept at night with half the windows and the door open on the tent. Only a light blanket on to keep the chill off.

I was hoping for cold. But on the upside there has never been so many crabs in the creek before.

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#1427680 - 08/07/2017 22:55 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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Loc: Near Yeppoon
This feels strange apart from not having the fan going we've got all the windows open and doors. Normally a chill comes through the air at night and we shut it.

Walking the dog this morning was awful. Humidity was so high with sun shining feels like temp was 24 deg to 25 deg . Only wind was a light Westerly. The sun felt intense too. Yet the UV was not extreme . Only relief was right next to the water.

At 1030 feels like temp was 27 deg frown thanks to humidity.

I found Yeppoon's weather it's gone to here :

http://imgur.com/a/Jxw6c

Wonder what's causing the above average temps here but not in Brisbane?


Edited by Vinnie (08/07/2017 22:57)
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#1427687 - 09/07/2017 08:36 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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Loc: Near Yeppoon
19.5 deg last night another ridiculously warm night. 18 in Rocky frown
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#1427693 - 09/07/2017 11:45 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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Rocky is currently averaging for minimums, not 1 or 2 deg above not 3 or 4 but ....

Average This Month
14.2C +4.6C
Long-term Average 9.6C


That's crazy ! 4.6 deg above for minimums . Gonna need some cold nights to drop that down.


Tonight in Rocky should be 7.4 deg above average ! But... Wednesday finally might come close to normality.


Edited by Vinnie (09/07/2017 11:48)
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#1427713 - 09/07/2017 18:14 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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Must be only raining here in Yeppoon given the lack of posts. Nice and steady now, before it was sparse.


Edited by Vinnie (09/07/2017 18:14)
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#1427734 - 10/07/2017 09:07 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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Loc: Near Yeppoon
20.2deg minimum overnight again 8.3 deg above


Edited by Vinnie (10/07/2017 09:07)
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#1427760 - 10/07/2017 16:54 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: bundybear]
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Originally Posted By: bundybear
But on the upside there has never been so many crabs in the creek before.


Got a feed myself last week. Crazy for July.
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#1427777 - 10/07/2017 21:15 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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Can't even get washing dry, no wind, no sun, humidity on 80 percent or above all day.

Wouldn't be suprised if we we hit 19 or 20 as a minimum tomorrow morning frown
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#1427785 - 10/07/2017 22:39 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
bundybear Offline
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Tonight is chillier. Of course since the weather is sort of overcast, dampish I am painting. I had to turn the ac on to heat to dry the poly filler.

Pity there is no rain for me out of it. I had such a small amount of it I could here the individual drops on the roof.

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#1427787 - 11/07/2017 02:51 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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Not here it is still warm 21 deg currently, 19 Rocky.
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#1427790 - 11/07/2017 07:38 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
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Loc: Wide Bay..Near the beach
7.0mm of rain overnight. The best rain for months.
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#1427795 - 11/07/2017 08:28 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
bundybear Offline
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Originally Posted By: ColdFront
7.0mm of rain overnight. The best rain for months.


I too got 7ml. It is the only rain for months. I am one tank down. My trees do not like drought.

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#1427812 - 11/07/2017 12:39 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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3mm in my guage.

Starting to sound like a broken record but Rocky minimum for July now 5.4 deg above average !


Edited by Vinnie (11/07/2017 12:39)
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#1427820 - 11/07/2017 13:39 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Rhys. Offline
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Forecast maximum of 23c yesterday hit 26.5c, today forecast 24c sitting on 26.4c. Maybe tomorrow they'll get it right, or atleast 1c closer lol

I received 1.3mm here at home.
Models showing a proper winter setup in a weeks time or so. I really hope so.
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#1427823 - 11/07/2017 14:11 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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Never thought i'd post this in July but it's too hot to sleep at night .
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#1427826 - 11/07/2017 14:58 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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Must be those Easterly winds as humidity refuses to drop below 80 percent on the Cap Coast today. .
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#1427888 - 12/07/2017 16:51 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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Loc: Near Yeppoon
Finally a drop in humidity. If Yeppoon is getting 24 deg maximums later this week with 15 deg minimums what happens in September? 24 is more of a September temperature.

Perhaps, and I'm hoping this doesn't happen, we could be in for early heat come September.


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#1428129 - 16/07/2017 11:59 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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A towel was left inside and because it still is so humid in the dry season (isn't stifling hot though) , the towel has got mould on it.

Crazy . That is more of a warm season thing.

Seems to not only be affecting the Cap Coast but Mackay and Townsville all have warmer than average nights and days. Such a dissapointment after a warmer than normal summer. It feels like it never is cooling down .



Edited by Vinnie (16/07/2017 12:07)
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#1428283 - 18/07/2017 09:59 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Vinnie Offline
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Registered: 17/05/2006
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Loc: Near Yeppoon
2.5 days of cooler temps coming. What a joke lol. I'm sleeping under just a light sheet it's not even cold at night.

Miss those 8 deg Yeppoon mornings frown followed by a DRY low 20's day.
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#1428432 - 19/07/2017 14:38 Re: Central Queensland Dry Season - 2017 [Re: ColdFront]
Rhys. Offline
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Loc: North Rockhampton, QLD
This is my type of winter day. If only the temp wasn't still 2-3c above average.
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