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#1442548 - 28/11/2017 08:54 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: Simmo FNQ]
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Originally Posted By: Simmo FNQ
Have a look outside cairns hickory.


Yeah down this way it has been cooler than average particularly at night over the past week or so. BoM's maps show both daytime and night time have been cooler than normal over much of eastern Queensland.
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#1442565 - 28/11/2017 11:06 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: Hurricane force]
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Originally Posted By: Hurricane force
Originally Posted By: Ronfishes
Speaking of which, looks like some more showers this week.


Moderate shower happening in the city now, RF. We should some more in the next couple of days smile


A real tradies nightmare this week HF lol, especially leading up to xmas
I dont recall a November this green in recent times, normally when we take the kids around looking at xmas lights it is fine with often crunchy grass.


Edited by Ronfishes (28/11/2017 11:06)
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#1442575 - 28/11/2017 12:55 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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Originally Posted By: Ronfishes
I dont recall a November this green in recent times, normally when we take the kids around looking at xmas lights it is fine with often crunchy grass.


I don't either, in the 7.5 years I've lived out here. November 2010 was probably green, we had several showers from August and one fantastic storm on 19 November, so it must've been green at least since that date. grin

We just had a nice short shower producing barely 0.5mm, but at least settling the dust.

Completely overcast with some nice dark clouds to the south east. Hope they don't miss us.

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#1442645 - 29/11/2017 07:41 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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Just about to crank up the cement mixer to make up a couple of metres of concrete and ,yep, despite nothing showing on the radar its showering lightly...gunna be a fun day..

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#1442652 - 29/11/2017 09:01 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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Sunny now..bring back the clouds ,already sweating like a pig...

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#1442733 - 29/11/2017 15:36 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: cold@28]
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Originally Posted By: cold@28
Originally Posted By: Ronfishes
I dont recall a November this green in recent times, normally when we take the kids around looking at xmas lights it is fine with often crunchy grass.


I don't either, in the 7.5 years I've lived out here. November 2010 was probably green, we had several showers from August and one fantastic storm on 19 November, so it must've been green at least since that date. grin

We just had a nice short shower producing barely 0.5mm, but at least settling the dust.

Completely overcast with some nice dark clouds to the south east. Hope they don't miss us.


Definitely different alright, nothing at all like the previous 3 years
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#1442761 - 29/11/2017 18:41 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: WANDJINA G'vale]
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Originally Posted By: WANDJINA G'vale
Originally Posted By: cold@28
Originally Posted By: Ronfishes
I dont recall a November this green in recent times, normally when we take the kids around looking at xmas lights it is fine with often crunchy grass.


I don't either, in the 7.5 years I've lived out here. November 2010 was probably green, we had several showers from August and one fantastic storm on 19 November, so it must've been green at least since that date. grin

We just had a nice short shower producing barely 0.5mm, but at least settling the dust.

Completely overcast with some nice dark clouds to the south east. Hope they don't miss us.


Definitely different alright, nothing at all like the previous 3 years



Agreed. I don't care what the historic temps are compared to averages... our DP and humidity have been lower and this November has been pleasant - I've never said or thought that. Usually by now I am getting a bit grumpy to it all.

Lets hope that December follows the trend with the extra winds from the Sth.
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#1442800 - 29/11/2017 22:43 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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Start of Dec is looking a bit warmer at this stage DU, especially into next week. Spoke too soon!


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#1442826 - 30/11/2017 07:42 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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33mm this morning was a nice way to wake up. Although...... I will need to muck out 48 post holes for the retaining wall. I can handle that. Sitting on the deck with a nice cup of coffee watching the rain come down is a great way to start the day.

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#1442842 - 30/11/2017 09:43 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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Bam, just like that the humidity rolls in. It is bloody steamy today. Currently 29c, 75% humidity, DP 24c.
Looks like down south will be stealing all our rain. Some massive falls forecast for Victoria.
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#1442848 - 30/11/2017 10:30 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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A very pleasant morning.
Cicadas singing away, not earsplitting thankfully, yet.

Grass is green, birds chirping.

31 degrees on the deck and 48% humidity
28 degrees inside and 53% humidity
Occasional light breeze




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#1442852 - 30/11/2017 10:44 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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259mm at Bilyana for November, 20 rain days.
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#1442863 - 30/11/2017 11:14 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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Haven't even got the air-cons on yet....Not complainin though... ;-)

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#1442901 - 30/11/2017 14:15 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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Wowza, it is really hot and humid now. I was outside melting while doing some work in the garden so thought I would check the WS. Currently 34c with a DP of 25c. I now know why. I feel like I am back in the Valley.

EDIT: Surely we have got to get a storm. lol


Edited by Simmo FNQ (30/11/2017 14:16)
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#1442907 - 30/11/2017 14:54 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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Thats warm enough Simmo..just 29c here but so bloody humid and still..I also tried to do a bit outside and I dont know if its the flu as well as the humidity but I was was getting headspins..time for a cuppa and try and again later..

It doesnt feel stormy here but it sure does feel like wet season..

Had 30 mm of showers throughout the day so far ..the creek is running dirty.

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#1442910 - 30/11/2017 15:14 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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Geez ya lucky thing Scott. Only 29 degrees.
35 degrees here and humidity 37%.

Hottest part of the day, when the house temp catches up the outside temp and stays there while outside gets cooler. Great in winter, but not summer.

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#1442913 - 30/11/2017 15:27 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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Few rain cells on the radar currently up on top
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#1442916 - 30/11/2017 15:36 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: WANDJINA G'vale]
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Originally Posted By: WANDJINA G'vale
Few rain cells on the radar currently up on top


A few nice cells around the Tableland, none out here. Although a nice big cloud sat over us for a couple minutes, and let us think it might actually do something :-/

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#1442933 - 30/11/2017 16:51 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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That is an amazing cell missing Mareeba frown
The radar looked so good and it just vanished and appeared to the west. I think the Dome has been improved with a new teleport feature.
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#1442967 - 30/11/2017 19:46 Re: Far North Queensland Build Up - Cardwell Northwards - November 2017 [Re: FNQ Bunyip]
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Mmmm, lovely bit of rain. Bit of thunder too. Might get 4 or 5mm out of this.

Good old Sky Muster dropped out immediately but back on now. Our trusty newly upgraded 4G stepped in with no trouble.

20 minutes or so later....11mm in the gauge.
Bit of decent lightning and thunder around too.


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