NOVEMBER 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
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The Average Max Temp was 26.14 C The Avg Max Wind Gust was 35.74 km/h
(which is 0.32 C Below average) (A Record For Nov)
The Highest Max Temp was 35.7 C (which is 4.48 km/h Above average)
(recorded on the 14th at 1445) The Prevailing Wind Direction was NA
The Lowest Max Temp was 19.7 C (the average wind direction is S)
(recorded on the 23rd at 1706) The Max Wind Gust was 67.4 km/h
(A Record For Nov)
The Average Min Temp was 16.11 C (recorded from the on the 24th at 1326p)
(which is 1.78 C Above average)  
The Highest Min Temp was 20.0 C The Avg Daily Wind Run was 122.12 km
(recorded on the 29th at 0406) (which is 25.84 km Below average)
The Lowest Min Temp was 11.0 C The Max Daily Wind Run was 252.9 km
(recorded on the 11th at 0434) (recorded on the 23rd)
The Min Daily Wind Run was 18.7 km
The Avg Max Relative Humidity was 88.20 % (recorded on the 10th)
(which is 6.00 % Below average)  
The Avg Min Relative Humidity was 43.63 % The Avg Min Wind Chill was 12.99 C
(which is 2.26 % Above average) (which is 0.53 C Above average)
The Min Wind Chill was 1 C
The Avg Max Dew-Point was 18.32 C (recorded on the 23rd at 0617)
(which is 0.69 C Above average)  
The High Max Dew-Point was 23.2 C The Total Monthly Rainfall was 88.0 mm
(recorded on the 30th at 0939p) (which is 6.10 mm Below average)
The Avg Min Dew-Point was 10.12 C The Median Monthly Rainfall is 90.20 mm
(which is 0.09 C Above average) The Number of Rain Days was 17 days
The Low Min Dew-Point was -2.1 C (A Record For Nov)
(recorded on the 22nd at 1801) (which is 6.00 days Above average)
The Cumulative Yearly Rainfall is 1336.4 mm
The Avg Max Heat Index was 27.07 C (A Record For Nov)
(A Record For Nov) (which is 305.41 mm Above average)
(which is 1.07 C Below average) The Highest Daily Rainfall was 19.0 mm
The High Max Heat Index was 36.8 C (recorded on the 19th)
(recorded on the 14th at 1532)  
PHENOMENA: (Number of Days with)
The Avg Min Grass Temp was 14.86 C Thunderstorms 7 Avg = 5.18
(A Record For Nov) Distant Tss 8 Avg = 8.56
(which is 2.29 C Above average) Hail 2 Avg = 0.33
The Min Grass Temp was 8.0 C Dew 18 Avg = 15.00
(recorded on the 23rd) Fog 1 Avg = 3.70
Frost 0 Avg = 0.00
 
SEASONAL STATISTICS: (Spring)
The Average Max Temp was 25.20 C
(which is 0.06 C Below average)
The Average Min Temp was 13.08 C
(which is 0.92 C Above average)
The Total Rainfall was 360.6 mm
(which is 132.05 mm Above average)
The Number of Rain days was 39 days
(A Record For Spring)
(which is 11.73 days Above average)
Hail Reports
Sat 15th Two separate storms during the afternoon ~1600 over both the Raymond Terrace & Cessnock areas produced
small hail. Quantity was light in areas around RT while the Cessnock area saw a moderate quantity.
Thu 20th Several storm cells moved thru from the W with the one shortly after 1500 producing brief gusty winds &
brief small hail.
Barrington Tops Snow
Sun 23-24 Details unknown at this stage.