AUGUST 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 #: 128
The Average Max Temp was 20.39 C The Avg Max Wind Gust was 29.16 km/h
(which is 0.40 C Above average) (A Record For Aug)
The Highest Max Temp was 25.7 C (which is 1.92 km/h Above average)
(recorded on the 22nd at 1402) The Prevailing Wind Direction was S
The Lowest Max Temp was 13.8 C (the average wind direction is SW)
(recorded on the 4th at 1249) The Max Wind Gust was 51.1 km/h
(recorded from the S on the 6th at 1359p)
The Average Min Temp was 7.27 C  
(which is 0.19 C Above average) The Avg Daily Wind Run was 98.14 km
The Highest Min Temp was 12.2 C (A Record For Aug)
(recorded on the 29th at 2311p) (which is 18.52 km Below average)
The Lowest Min Temp was 3.1 C The Max Daily Wind Run was 261.6 km
(recorded on the 21st at 0257) (recorded on the 26th)
The Min Daily Wind Run was 22.2 km
The Avg Max Relative Humidity was 91.10 % (A Record For Aug)
(which is 2.79 % Above average) (recorded on the 13th)
The Avg Min Relative Humidity was 38.32 %  
(which is 0.96 % Above average) The Avg Min Wind Chill was 4.42 C
(which is 0.49 C Above average)
The Avg Max Dew-Point was 9.75 C The Min Wind Chill was 0 C
(which is 0.62 C Above average) (recorded on the 1st at 0825)
The High Max Dew-Point was 18.0 C  
(recorded on the 31st at 1011p) The Total Monthly Rainfall was 72.7 mm
The Avg Min Dew-Point was 3.24 C (which is 18.49 mm Above average)
(which is 1.23 C Above average) The Median Monthly Rainfall is 35.45 mm
The Low Min Dew-Point was -2.3 C The Number of Rain Days was 10 days
(recorded on the 22nd at 1831) (which is 2.00 days Above average)
The Cumulative Yearly Rainfall is 534.0 mm
The Avg Max Heat Index was 21.77 C (A Record For Aug)
(which is 0.14 C Above average) (which is 269.35 mm Below average)
The High Max Heat Index was 24.8 C The Highest Daily Rainfall was 20.6 mm
(recorded on the 17th at 1440) (recorded on the 5th)
 
The Avg Min Grass Temp was 4.06 C PHENOMENA: (Number of Days with)
(A Record For Aug) Thunderstorms 4 Avg = 1.44
(which is 2.03 C Above average) Distant Tss 9 Avg = 4.14
The Min Grass Temp was -0.2 C Hail 1 Avg = 0.10
(recorded on the 21st) Dew 18 Avg = 19.00
Fog 4 Avg = 7.38
Frost 1 Avg = 3.25
 
SEASONAL STATISTICS: (Winter)
The Average Max Temp was 18.80 C
(which is 0.04 C Above average)
The Average Min Temp was 7.03 C
(which is 0.19 C Below average)
The Total Rainfall was 232.0 mm
(which is 36.2 mm Above average)
The Number of Rain days was 35 days
(A Record For Winter)
(which is 9.88 days Above average)
Hail Reports
~ Fri 25th - A brief hail storm moved through at 0420 lasting only 2mins & brought plenty of 1cm stones.
~ Mon 28 - Hail reported from coastal storms in the Hawkes Nest / Tea Gardens area during the day.
Instrument Additions
~ AWS raingauge is now repaired & working good but it is yet to be installed & slightly modified.