OCTOBER 2008
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 TB3 Hydrological Services Rain Gauge.
My daily data can be found weekly in the Port Stephens Examiner. Circulation: 29 645
2008 by: Grant Burgess Website Hits: 404 Frequency: Monthly Issue #: 154
The Average Max Temp was 26.05 C The Avg Max Wind Gust was 30.42 km/h
(which is 0.13 C Above average) (which is 0.39 km/h Above average)
The Highest Max Temp was 36.8 C The Prevailing Wind Direction was NA
(recorded on the 31st at 1607) (the average wind direction is S)
The Lowest Max Temp was 15.0 C The Max Wind Gust was 53.8 km/h
(A Record For Oct) (recorded from the on the 22nd at 0753)
(recorded on the 22nd at 1459)  
The Avg Daily Wind Run was 103.60 km
The Average Min Temp was 13.05 C (which is 35.88 km Below average)
(which is 0.67 C Above average) The Max Daily Wind Run was 369.6 km
The Highest Min Temp was 19.8 C (recorded on the 23rd)
(recorded on the 4th at 0630) The Min Daily Wind Run was 34.1 km
The Lowest Min Temp was 8.0 C (recorded on the 3rd)
(recorded on the 10th at 0653)  
The Avg Min Wind Chill was 10.34 C
The Avg Max Relative Humidity was 94.26 % (which is 0.02 C Below average)
(which is 3.33 % Above average) The Min Wind Chill was -2 C
The Avg Min Relative Humidity was 39.68 % (A Record For Oct)
(which is 4.08 % Above average) (recorded on the 23rd at 0401)
 
The Avg Max Dew-Point was 17.34 C The Total Monthly Rainfall was 69.2 mm
(A Record For Oct) (which is 1.45 mm Above average)
(which is 2.81 C Above average) The Median Monthly Rainfall is 46.90 mm
The High Max Dew-Point was 21.8 C The Number of Rain Days was 11 days
(A Record For Oct) (which is 2.55 days Above average)
(recorded on the 7th at 1544) The Cumulative Yearly Rainfall is 1248.4 mm
The Avg Min Dew-Point was 8.79 C (A Record For Oct)
(A Record For Oct) (which is 319.96 mm Above average)
(which is 2.44 C Above average) The Highest Daily Rainfall was 19.6 mm
The Low Min Dew-Point was 0.6 C (recorded on the 24th)
(recorded on the 6th at 0349n)  
PHENOMENA: (Number of Days with)
The Avg Max Heat Index was 26.54 C Thunderstorms 6 Avg = 2.18
(which is 0.01 C Below average) Distant Tss 14 Avg = 4.56
The High Max Heat Index was 35.4 C Hail 0 Avg = 0.50
(recorded on the 31st at 1607) Dew 20 Avg = 16.40
Fog 3 Avg = 4.10
The Avg Min Grass Temp was 11.19 C Frost 0 Avg = 0.00
(A Record For Oct)  
(which is 1.57 C Above average)  
The Min Grass Temp was 5.7 C  
(recorded on the 9th)  
Instrument Additions & Alterations
~ Fri 10 - Backup WXCam (Olympus C4000) arrived in the mail
~ Began testing with grass min thermometer
~ AWS thermometer/hygrometer began playing up later in the month