APRIL 2006
Weather Report, Climatic conditions recorded from Raymond Terrace, NSW Australia
Location: Lat 3246'S, Long 15146'E Elevation: 8m Approx 12km from the ocean to the SE.
Using a WM-918 Electronic Weather Station, and Nylex Rain Gauge 1000.
My daily data can be found weekly in the Port Stephens Examiner. Circulation: 28 509
2006 by: Grant Burgess Circulation: 21 + Frequency: Monthly Issue #: 124
The Average Max Temp was 25.38 C The Avg Max Wind Gust was 28.72 km/h
(which is 0.84 C Above average) (A Record For Apr)
The Highest Max Temp was 32.7 C (which is 5.25 km/h Above average)
(recorded on the 5th at 1406) The Prevailing Wind Direction was S
The Lowest Max Temp was 19.6 C (the average wind direction is S)
(recorded on the 25th at 1445) The Max Wind Gust was 47.5 km/h
(recorded from the S on the 2nd at 1434p)
The Average Min Temp was 11.27 C  
(A Record For Apr) The Avg Daily Wind Run was 78.05 km
(which is 2.05 C Below average) (which is 9.06 km Below average)
The Highest Min Temp was 19.0 C The Max Daily Wind Run was 158.5 km
(recorded on the 20th at 0745) (recorded on the 2nd)
The Lowest Min Temp was 3.3 C The Min Daily Wind Run was 34.4 km
(A Record For Apr) (recorded on the 30th)
(recorded on the 23rd at 0136)  
The Avg Min Wind Chill was 9.53 C
The Avg Max Relative Humidity was 87.87 % (A Record For Apr)
(A Record For Apr) (which is 2.58 C Below average)
(which is 9.32 % Below average) The Min Wind Chill was -2 C
The Avg Min Relative Humidity was 34.00 % (A Record For Apr)
(A Record For Apr) (recorded on the 23rd at 0526)
(which is 13.55 % Below average)  
The Total Monthly Rainfall was 70.0 mm
The Avg Max Dew-Point was 13.17 C (which is 34.11 mm Below average)
(A Record For Apr) The Median Monthly Rainfall is 106.85 mm
(which is 4.47 C Below average) The Number of Rain Days was 7 days
The High Max Dew-Point was 20.6 C (which is 4.13 days Below average)
(recorded on the 14th at 1539p) The Cumulative Yearly Rainfall is 267.8 mm
The Avg Min Dew-Point was 5.87 C (A Record For Apr)
(A Record For Apr) (which is 172.81 mm Below average)
(which is 4.88 C Below average) The Highest Daily Rainfall was 46.0 mm
The Low Min Dew-Point was -2.4 C (recorded on the 14th)
(recorded on the 6th at 1936)  
PHENOMENA: (Number of Days with)
The Avg Max Heat Index was 25.91 C Thunderstorms 2 Avg = 2.00
(A Record For Apr) Distant Tss 3 Avg = 5.00
(which is 1.11 C Below average) Hail 0 Avg = 0.10
The High Max Heat Index was 32.5 C Dew 13 Avg = 23.63
(A Record For Apr) Fog 1 Avg = 11.25
(recorded on the 19th at 1352) Frost 2 Avg = 0.00
 
The Avg Min Grass Temp was 6.81 C  
(A Record For Apr)  
(which is 3.57 C Below average)  
The Min Grass Temp was -1.2 C  
(A Record For Apr)  
(recorded on the 23rd)  
Hail Reports
~ Sun 30th - Small hail was reported from parts of Newcastle during the evening - confirmed by my dad.