NOVEMBER 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 #: 119
My Daily Min/Max Air Temperatures & Rainfall Readings can be found Weekly
in the Port Stephens Examiner. Circulation: 28 509
The Average Max Temp was 27.31 C The Avg Max Wind Gust was 33.98 km/h
(which is 1.20 C Above average) (A Record For Nov)
The Highest Max Temp was 36.9 C (which is 3.83 km/h Above average)
(recorded on the 9th at 1522) The Prevailing Wind Direction was S
The Lowest Max Temp was 19.3 C (the average wind direction is S)
(recorded on the 27th at 0907) The Max Wind Gust was 66.2 km/h
(A Record For Nov)
The Average Min Temp was 16.24 C (recorded from the S on the 16th at 1445p)
(A Record For Nov)  
(which is 2.37 C Above average) The Avg Daily Wind Run was 163.02 km
The Highest Min Temp was 20.6 C The Max Daily Wind Run was 397.1 km
(recorded on the 9th at 0657) (recorded on the 16th)
The Lowest Min Temp was 10.4 C The Min Daily Wind Run was 70.7 km
(recorded on the 18th at 0629) (recorded on the 30th)
 
The Avg Max Relative Humidity was 94.57 % The Avg Min Wind Chill was 13.68 C
(which is 0.63 % Above average) (A Record For Nov)
The Avg Min Relative Humidity was 42.53 % (which is 1.76 C Above average)
(which is 1.52 % Above average) The Min Wind Chill was 5 C
(recorded on the 16th at 2320p)
The Avg Max Dew-Point was 18.26 C  
(which is 1.09 C Above average) The Total Monthly Rainfall was 85.8 mm
The High Max Dew-Point was 23.1 C (which is 7.37 mm Below average)
(recorded on the 10th at 0743) The Median Monthly Rainfall is 90.85 mm
The Avg Min Dew-Point was 11.05 C The Number of Rain Days was 14 days
(A Record For Nov) (which is 4.00 days Above average)
(which is 1.39 C Above average) The Cumulative Yearly Rainfall is 982.7 mm
The Low Min Dew-Point was 2.3 C (which is 62.97 mm Below average)
(recorded on the 10th at 0601n) The Highest Daily Rainfall was 30.0 mm
(recorded on the 28th)
The Avg Max Heat Index was 28.47 C  
(which is 0.25 C Above average) PHENOMENA: (Number of Days with)
The High Max Heat Index was 38.8 C Thunderstorms 9 Avg = 4.75
(recorded on the 9th at 1415) Distant Tss 11 Avg = 7.17
Hail 0 Avg = 0.33
The Avg Min Grass Temp was 13.43 C Dew 12 Avg = 16.14
The Min Grass Temp was 6.6 C Fog 1 Avg = 4.29
(recorded on the 28th) Frost 0 Avg = 0.00
 
SEASONAL STATISTICS: (Spring)
The Average Max Temp was 25.18 C
(which is 0.10 C Above average)
The Average Min Temp was 13.25 C
(A Record For Spring)
(which is 1.38 C Above average)
The Total Rainfall was 185.6 mm
(which is 38.85 mm Below average)
The Number of Rain days was 37 days
(A Record For Spring)
(which is 11.13 days Above average)
Hail Reports
~ Tue 15th - Various reports of small hail & wind damage from both the Lower Hunter & Port Stephens areas
~ Tue 29th - A very brief shower of small hail was observed in the western parts of Raymond Terrace.
~ Wed 30th - An early morning storm just before 0800 brought a brief heavy rain shower, with small hail in nearby
Heatherbrae. This cell then moved in a southerly direction & brought small hail to many other areas around Newcastle.
Weston near Cessnock received hail from this storm the size of a 20 cent piece!