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#1439937 - 30/10/2017 23:42 October 2017 Rain, other weather stats, comments etc.
Seabreeze Offline
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Registered: 18/09/2005
Posts: 10204
Loc: South West Rocks, NSW
Feel free to post your October 2017 rainfall, other weather stats or comments etc. in this thread.

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#1439980 - 31/10/2017 16:43 Re: October 2017 Rain, other weather stats, comments etc. [Re: Seabreeze]
retired weather man Offline
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Registered: 01/07/2007
Posts: 4329
Loc: Wynnum
Wynnum North October 2017 Summary. Warm and wet. In contrast to the previous 3 months the max temp was close to normal, whereas the min temp was much above average reflecting the onshore flows predominating.





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Wyn Nth 2017-Jan107.6(158),Feb24.4(149),Mar410.2(123),Apr8.8(98),May32.2(101),Jun91.4(75),Jul16.6(57),Aug6.4(45),Sep4.2(33),Oct217.4(93),Nov62.0,YTD981.4(1043.4)

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#1439985 - 31/10/2017 17:34 Re: October 2017 Rain, other weather stats, comments etc. [Re: Seabreeze]
ColdFront Offline
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Registered: 29/06/2008
Posts: 17921
Loc: Wide Bay..Near the beach
693mm at home for October with many records broken around the Bundaberg area for the month. Bundaberg Aero finished with 558mm .
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#1439996 - 31/10/2017 22:10 Re: October 2017 Rain, other weather stats, comments etc. [Re: Seabreeze]
aussiestormfreak Offline
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Registered: 02/02/2011
Posts: 5823
Loc: Melbourne (Belgrave); Corryong...
Here are my October 2017 observations, mainly temperature and rainfall. Note these are at my house in Belgrave, located in the Dandenong Ranges, southeast of Melbourne. smile

Please note, these do not include any missing data as a result of my weather station (minus my rain gauge) being temporarily taken offline for repairs/replacement, and also as a result of my time away in Corryong, Northeast Victoria during the AFL Grand Final Long Weekend.

Average temperature: 17.3C
Average maximum temperature: 24.0C
Average minimum temperature: 10.6C
Total rainfall: 68.5mm

Lowest minimum temperature: 5.1C (October 15th)
Highest maximum temperature: 35.0C (October 18th)
Lowest maximum temperature: 15.5C (October 26th)
Highest minimum temperature: 20.5C (October 19th)
Highest daily rainfall: 14.7mm (October 12th)
Highest rainfall rate: 121.9mm/hr (October 19th)
Highest wind gust: 29.9km/h (October 8th and October 29th)

Lowest wind chill reading: 5C (October 31st)
Highest heat index reading: 33C (October 18th)

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#1440013 - 01/11/2017 07:43 Re: October 2017 Rain, other weather stats, comments etc. [Re: Seabreeze]
Graham M Offline
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Registered: 21/01/2002
Posts: 385
Loc: Boambee East near Coffs Harbou...
My data is up.

After 77 days without rain, we had 19 rain days in October, our wettest ever!

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#1440086 - 01/11/2017 21:37 Re: October 2017 Rain, other weather stats, comments etc. [Re: Seabreeze]
Seabreeze Offline
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Registered: 18/09/2005
Posts: 10204
Loc: South West Rocks, NSW
October 2017 Rainfall at South West Rocks:

(Note: 24 hour rainfall, for example, on October 2nd = Rainfall from 9am October 2nd to 9am October 3rd)

- 119.6mm fell during October, which is above average. Rainfall was 28.9mm above the October average (Oct Avg. 90.7mm), or 131.86% of the October average.
- There were 22 raindays during October (Oct Avg. 11.0 raindays). Highest number of October raindays on record (since 1939)(previously 21 raindays in Oct 1969 & Oct 1973).
- The wettest daily fall of rain was on the 20th, when 24.4mm fell.
- There were nine thunderdays (day when thunder heard) during October, on the: 3rd, 6th, 9th, 14th, 23rd, 26th, 27th, 29th & 31st.
- Seven thunderstorms passed over the house during October ("near-misses" are not included in count):
#1 - Oct 6th [pm]
#2 - Oct 6th [pm]
#3 - Oct 6th [pm]
#4 - Oct 14th [am]
#5 - Oct 26th [pm]
#6 - Oct 29th [pm]
#7 - Oct 29th [pm]


At the end of October:
There have been 128 raindays for the year-to-date. The January-October average is 112.9 raindays.
The year-to-date total is 1367.8mm. This is 124.3mm above the January-October average (Jan-Oct Avg. 1243.5mm).

Other periods of rainfall (3 monthly to 12 monthly):
3-month Rainfall (Aug 2017 to Oct 2017): 124.4mm (Aug-Oct Avg. 226.0mm)
6-month Rainfall (May 2017 to Oct 2017): 488.8mm (May-Oct Avg. 572.9mm)
12-month Rainfall (Nov 2016 to Oct 2017): 1442.8mm (Yearly Avg. 1491.2mm)

Days with Weather Warnings issued for the Mid North Coast district during October 2017 (Marine/Coastal Wind Warnings are not included):
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings:
Oct 6th (Large Hailstones & Damaging Winds)
Oct 10th (Large Hailstones & Damaging Winds)
Oct 14th (Heavy Rainfall)
Oct 26th (Heavy Rainfall, Giant Hailstones & Destructive Winds)
Oct 27th (Heavy Rainfall)

Flood Warnings:
Oct 14th - Coffs Creek (minor)
Oct 15th - Orara River (minor)
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South West Rocks, NSW Mid North Coast:
November 2017 Rainfall: 90.2mm (Nov Avg. 115.9mm) // November 2017 Raindays: 17 (Nov Avg. 11.7 raindays)
Year-to-date Rainfall: 1458.0mm (Yearly Avg. 1491.2mm) // Year-to-date Raindays: 145 (Yearly Avg. 137.4 raindays)

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#1440121 - 02/11/2017 13:48 Re: October 2017 Rain, other weather stats, comments etc. [Re: Seabreeze]
EddyG Offline
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Registered: 19/12/2008
Posts: 4346
Loc: NSW Port Stephens
I will be visiting SWR on the following weekend 10th Nov. Can't wait to see how things have greened up since my holiday in the first week of October.

Rainfall was below average here with just 52.5mm falling on 12 days during October. Highest daily fall was on the 21st, when 18.1mm fell.
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MTD 15.9mm
YTD 1110.3mm
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#1440225 - 04/11/2017 00:27 Re: October 2017 Rain, other weather stats, comments etc. [Re: Seabreeze]
Surly Bond Offline
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Registered: 23/08/2003
Posts: 2068
Loc: Manilla, near Tamworth NSW
At Manilla NSW the severe and serious rainfall shortages reported last month have been wiped out by an October rainfall of 84.1 mm, at the 80th percentile.
For the last six October months, all moisture indicators have increased from year to year.
https://climatebysurly.com/2017/11/03/october-2017-no-drought/
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