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#1443993 - 06/12/2017 07:13 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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#1444124 - 07/12/2017 15:19 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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Dry week, SOI climbing like a ripper, La Nina (weak and short) on the way, everything just as green as it can be. Fairly hot yesterday just after lunch with car showing 35C
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#1444126 - 07/12/2017 15:56 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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Chillagoe was something like that too Wandjina.

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#1444222 - 08/12/2017 11:53 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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My car was showing fan on 3 and aircon on flat out

Good to get up to Malanda early, app temp was 31.3c when I left at 6am. Quite warm here too though.
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#1444344 - 08/12/2017 21:37 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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Warm in the car today coming back from Cairns.
pretty hot here too for the afternoon, and the March flies have finally arrived.

Just in the middle of an unpredicted nice mild storm. Might get a couple mms at least.

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#1444520 - 09/12/2017 20:38 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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In SE Qld and it’s the second night of serious thunderstorms in a row LOVING IT👍👍😀😀
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#1444556 - 10/12/2017 11:13 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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Did I hear something about delayed onset of the wet season due to usually active monsoon activity in the northern hemisphere?
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#1444565 - 10/12/2017 14:51 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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It's called a double equatorial trough, it's common at this time of year. I wonder what the Siberian High is doing?

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#1444567 - 10/12/2017 16:22 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Chris Stumer]
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Originally Posted By: Chris Stumer
It's called a double equatorial trough, it's common at this time of year. I wonder what the Siberian High is doing?


Can you explain this further? Like what the Siberian High movements means for us here?
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#1444575 - 10/12/2017 21:24 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: drivenunder]
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Originally Posted By: drivenunder
Originally Posted By: Chris Stumer
It's called a double equatorial trough, it's common at this time of year. I wonder what the Siberian High is doing?


Can you explain this further? Like what the Siberian High movements means for us here?


Hey DU. I think the strength of the Siberian high has a massive effect on our monsoon. The stronger it is the further south it will push all other air masses and it will increase the cross equatorial flow goving us the monsoonal winds. Pretty sure that is how it works. Someone please correct me if i am wrong

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#1444577 - 10/12/2017 22:12 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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It all relates to Hadley Cells - have a google.

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#1444733 - 13/12/2017 14:55 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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Finally a shower here in the city.

A few more would be good to help the firies put out that huge fire at Sim's Scrape Metal Works!!
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#1444943 - 16/12/2017 10:16 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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#1444982 - 16/12/2017 18:40 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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Things are really drying out. What happened frown topped up pool and sprinkler on..
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#1444983 - 16/12/2017 18:46 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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Boring as at the moment sleep sleep
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#1444984 - 16/12/2017 18:52 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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Bluhhh....

Looks like there will be a few showers around soon, but nothing for zee interior.

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#1444994 - 16/12/2017 23:36 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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Back to pretty much brown here. Watering a fair bit to keep a little pick around for the livestock. Frieda, my Jersey, does not seem to be struggling though thanks to the Mango tree in her night paddock. She probably needs to go on a diet.
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#1444997 - 17/12/2017 00:01 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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The green that was so vivid it hurt your eyes, has now faded considerably.

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#1445007 - 17/12/2017 08:14 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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Coolish mornings down this way. More like October weather right now.

This last week has been pretty dry, but up until then we were getting some nice showers in the morning. I don't mind really as I have had a lot of concreting to do.

Might be a hot dry Christmas lunch. How Australian!

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#1445008 - 17/12/2017 08:36 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - December 2017 [Re: Ronfishes]
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After such a promising buildup it is looking likely to be the latest start to the rains since being in Mareeba. GFS only have 5mm forecast from now till 1st January.
Things can change and I really hope they do.
I have visitors from the 2nd jan so will probably be torrential rain from then on. 😂
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