OCTOBER 2005
Weather Report, Climatic conditions Recorded from Raymond Terrace
Using a WM-918 Electronic Weather Station, and Nylex Rain Gauge 1000.
2005 by: Grant Burgess Circulation: 20 + Frequency: Monthly Issue #: 118
My Daily Min/Max Air Temperatures & Rainfall Readings can be found Weekly
in the Port Stephens Examiner. Circulation: 28 260
The Average Max Temp was 25.98 C The Avg Max Wind Gust was 31.81 km/h
(which is 0.43 C Above average) (which is 2.31 km/h Above average)
The Highest Max Temp was 33.3 C The Prevailing Wind Direction was S
(recorded on the 26th at 1236) (the average wind direction is SE)
The Lowest Max Temp was 18.4 C The Max Wind Gust was 50.4 km/h
(recorded on the 16th at 1244) (recorded from the NW on the 10th at 1525p)
 
The Average Min Temp was 13.52 C The Avg Daily Wind Run was 133.68 km
(A Record For Oct) The Max Daily Wind Run was 258.7 km
(which is 1.37 C Above average) (recorded on the 9th)
The Highest Min Temp was 20.1 C The Min Daily Wind Run was 63.8 km
(A Record For Oct) (recorded on the 23rd)
(recorded on the 30th at 0537)  
The Lowest Min Temp was 7.9 C The Avg Min Wind Chill was 11.45 C
(recorded on the 2nd at 0238) (A Record For Oct)
(which is 1.69 C Above average)
The Avg Max Relative Humidity was 92.48 % The Min Wind Chill was 2 C
(which is 1.41 % Above average) (recorded on the 9th at 0631)
The Avg Min Relative Humidity was 39.06 %  
(which is 3.06 % Above average) The Total Monthly Rainfall was 55.7 mm
(which is 21.46 mm Below average)
The Avg Max Dew-Point was 16.08 C The Median Monthly Rainfall is 43.60 mm
(A Record For Oct) The Number of Rain Days was 13 days
(which is 1.91 C Above average) (which is 4.63 days Above average)
The High Max Dew-Point was 21.7 C The Cumulative Yearly Rainfall is 896.9 mm
(A Record For Oct) (which is 43.66 mm Below average)
(recorded on the 31st at 1220p) The Highest Daily Rainfall was 18.5 mm
The Avg Min Dew-Point was 8.20 C (recorded on the 31st)
(A Record For Oct)  
(which is 2.20 C Above average) PHENOMENA: (Number of Days with)
The Low Min Dew-Point was 0.9 C Thunderstorms 5 Avg = 1.88
(recorded on the 7th at 1402) Distant Tss 10 Avg = 3.67
Hail 0 Avg = 0.44
The Avg Max Heat Index was 26.44 C Dew 15 Avg = 16.71
The High Max Heat Index was 32.4 C Fog 5 Avg = 4.57
(recorded on the 26th at 1236) Frost 0 Avg = 0.00
 
The Avg Min Grass Temp was 9.71 C  
The Min Grass Temp was 2.8 C  
(recorded on the 10th)  
Hail Reports
~ Marble sized hail was reported from Thornton by Tim Grugeon at about 1210 on the 22nd.
~ Golf ball sized hail was observed from the Stroud & Buladehlah areas from around 1500. Tim Grugeon was able to
confirm these observations.