# News

This page hosts our operations log and local weather news. This includes monthly, seasonal and annual weather reviews and significant weather events.

## Operations Log

Date | Event | Impact | Further Action |
---|---|---|---|

Each Sunday | Scheduled computer reboot | Disruption to real-time weather data and services between 20:00 to 20:10 | Nil |

Disruption to real-time weather data and services | Nil | ||

12 January | Burst fire hydrant | Erroneous rainfall recorded in the electronic rain gauge between 14:30 to 15:00 | 10.8 mm of rainfall deleted from the electronic logs |

## News & Reviews

Monthly Weather Review for September 2024

October 1, 2024

The total rainfall was 35.9 mm. This is 24% above the September median rainfall.

The mean maximum temperature was 18.4° C. This equals the September mean maximum temperature.

The mean minimum temperature was 9.2° C. This is 1.1° C warmer than the September mean minimum temperature.

Seasonal Weather Review for Winter 2024

September 1, 2024

The seasonal weather review for Winter 2024 is now available.

Monthly Weather Review for August 2024

September 1, 2024

The total rainfall was 11.3 mm. This is 75% below the August median rainfall.

The mean maximum temperature was 18.7° C. This is 3.1° C warmer than the August mean maximum temperature.

The mean minimum temperature was 8.2° C. This is 1.5° C warmer than the August mean minimum temperature.

Monthly Weather Review for July 2024

August 1, 2024

The total rainfall was 52.5 mm. This is 84% above the July median rainfall.

The mean maximum temperature was 13.7° C. This is 1.1° C cooler than the July mean maximum temperature.

The mean minimum temperature was 6.4° C. This is 0.3° C warmer than the July mean minimum temperature.

Monthly Weather Review for June 2024

July 1, 2024

The total rainfall was 6.7 mm. This is 79% below the June median rainfall.

The mean maximum temperature was 14.3° C. This is 0.8° C cooler than the June mean maximum temperature.

The mean minimum temperature was 6.2° C. This is 0.4° C cooler than the June mean minimum temperature.

Seasonal Weather Review for Autumn 2024

June 3, 2024

The seasonal weather review for Autumn 2024 is now available.

Monthly Weather Review for May 2024

June 3, 2024

The total rainfall was 25.9 mm. This is 41% below the May median rainfall.

The mean maximum temperature was 17.3° C. This is 0.1° C warmer than the May mean maximum temperature.

The mean minimum temperature was 8.0° C. This is 0.5° C cooler than the May mean minimum temperature.

Monthly Weather Review for April 2024

May 1, 2024

The total rainfall was 82.5 mm. This is 53% above the April median rainfall.

The mean maximum temperature was 19.3° C. This is 1.6° C cooler than the April mean maximum temperature.

The mean minimum temperature was 10.9° C. This is 0.5° C cooler than the April mean minimum temperature.

Monthly Weather Review for March 2024

April 1, 2024

The total rainfall was 6.6 mm. This is 81% below the March median rainfall.

The mean maximum temperature was 25.2° C. This is 1.4° C warmer than the March mean maximum temperature.

The mean minimum temperature was 14.1° C. This is 0.1° C cooler than the March mean minimum temperature.

Seasonal Weather Review for Summer 2023/2024

March 8, 2024

The weather review for Summer 2023/2024 is now available.

Monthly Weather Review for February 2024

March 8, 2024

The total rainfall was 7.7 mm. This is 27% below the February median rainfall.

The mean maximum temperature was 27.0° C. This is 1.6° C warmer than the February mean maximum temperature.

The mean minimum temperature was 15.7° C. This is 0.2° C warmer than the February mean minimum temperature.

Monthly Weather Review for January 2024

February 1, 2024

The total rainfall was 64.2 mm. This is 12% below the January median rainfall.

The mean maximum temperature was 25.5° C. This is 1.7° C cooler than the January mean maximum temperature.

The mean minimum temperature was 16.4° C. This is 0.1° C warmer than the January mean minimum temperature.

Annual Weather Review for 2023

January 1, 2024

Total rainfall for the year was 471.9 mm. The highest daily rainfall was 30.3 mm on April 16.

Maximum temperatures varied between 11.3° C on June 23 and 41.6° C on February 17.

Minimum temperatures varied between -0.2° C on August 16 and 24.0° C on February 17.

Monthly Weather Review for December 2023

January 1, 2024

The total rainfall was 115.3 mm. This is 281.9% of the December mean.

The mean maximum temperature was 23.5° C. This is 1.2° C cooler than the December mean.

The mean minimum temperature was 14.8° C. This is 1.0° C warmer than the December mean.