Monday, 2 August 2010 - Monthly Climate Summary for Brisbane Metro - Product code IDCKGC24R0
Brisbane Metro in July 2010:
Cooler Early in the Month
- Near average rainfall
- Cooler maximum temperatures early in the month
- Slightly above average minima
Apart from some isolated showers along the coastal areas, patchy rain affected the southeast coast districts on the 3rd and 20th. A thick cloud band delivered some moderate to localised heavy falls over the Brisbane region on the 28th and 29th.See a map of total rainfall. See a map of rainfall deciles.
The passage of two deep middle level troughs produced two significant cold changes early in the month and dropped the maximum temperatures down to 2 to 5 degrees below the monthly means. The ridge along the Queensland southeast coast further developed to a blocking high on the 29th and 30th. Relatively warm and moist northeast to northwest winds increased both the maxima and minima, 2 to 6 degrees above the local means for a few days before the end of the month.
The hottest day was 27.1 °C at Brisbane Aero on the 31st, followed by 27.0 °C at Amberley AMO and Logan City Water Treatment Plant on the 30th, then 26.8 °C at Brisbane and Redcliffe on the 31st.
The warmest days on average were 21.7 °C at Brisbane and Logan City Water Treatment Plant, followed by 21.5 °C at Amberley AMO, then 21.4 °C at Archerfield Airport.
The coolest days on average were 20.3 °C at Redcliffe, followed by 20.7 °C at Brisbane Aero, then 21.4 °C at Archerfield Airport.
The coldest day occurred on the 2nd, when 15.1 °C was recorded at Archerfield Airport, followed by 15.6 °C at Amberley AMO, then 15.7 °C at Brisbane Aero.See a map of mean maximum temperatures. See a map of maximum temperature anomalies.
The coldest nights occurred in Amberley AMO with -1.1 °C on the 16th, followed by -0.5 °C on the 4th, then 0.1 °C on the 23rd.
The coolest nights on average were 7.5 °C at Amberley AMO, followed by 9.6 °C at Archerfield Airport, then 10.6 °C at Logan City Water Treatment Plant.
The warmest nights on average were 12.7 °C at Redcliffe, followed by 11.9 °C at Brisbane, then 11.2 °C at Brisbane Aero.
The warmest night was 18.6 °C at Redcliffe on the 31st, followed by 17.3 °C at Brisbane Aero on the 31st, then 17.0 °C at Brisbane and Redcliffe on the 29th.See a map of mean minimum temperatures. See a map of minimum temperature anomalies.
The strongest wind gust was 70 km/h at Amberley AMO on the 14th, followed by 63 km/h at Redcliffe on the 9th, then 59 km/h at Archerfield Airport and 59 km/h at Brisbane Aero on the 14th.
Widespread fog and low level cloud affected southeast Queensland on the 30th.
|Extremes in July 2010|
|Hottest day||27.1 °C at Brisbane
Aero on the 31st
27.0 °C at Amberley AMO and Logan City Water Treatment Plant on the 30th
26.8 °C at Brisbane and Redcliffe on the 31st
|Warmest days on average||21.7 °C at Brisbane
City Water Treatment
21.5 °C at Amberley AMO
21.4 °C at Archerfield Airport
|Coolest days on average||20.3 °C at Redcliffe
20.7 °C at Brisbane Aero
21.4 °C at Archerfield Airport
|Coldest day||15.1 °C at Archerfield
Airport on the 2nd
15.6 °C at Amberley AMO on the 2nd
15.7 °C at Brisbane Aero on the 2nd
|Coldest night||-1.1 °C at Amberley
AMO on the 16th
-0.5 °C at Amberley AMO on the 4th
0.1 °C at Amberley AMO on the 23rd
|Coolest nights on average||7.5 °C at Amberley
9.6 °C at Archerfield Airport
10.6 °C at Logan City Water Treatment Plant
|Warmest nights on average||12.7 °C at Redcliffe
11.9 °C at Brisbane
11.2 °C at Brisbane Aero
|Warmest night||18.6 °C at Redcliffe
on the 31st
17.3 °C at Brisbane Aero on the 31st
17.0 °C at Brisbane and Redcliffe on the 29th
|Wettest overall||40.4 mm at Redcliffe
39.2 mm at Amberley AMO
37.0 mm at Brisbane Aero
|Driest overall||21.0 mm at Archerfield
27.8 mm at Brisbane
30.8 mm at Logan City Water Treatment Plant
|Wettest day||16.2 mm at Amberley
AMO on the 29th
12.8 mm at Brisbane Aero on the 28th and at Redcliffe on the 29th
12.6 mm at Amberley AMO on the 3rd
|Highest wind gust||70 km/h at Amberley
AMO on the 14th
63 km/h at Redcliffe on the 9th
59 km/h at Archerfield Airport and Brisbane Aero on the 14th
|Summary statistics for July 2010|
|Moreton South Coast (district 40)|
|Logan City Water Treatment Plant||21.7||+0.3||27.0||30th||10.6||+2.1||5.5||15th||30.8||35.3||average||87%|
A Monthly Climate Summary is prepared to list the main features of the weather in Brisbane Metro using the most timely and accurate information available on the date of publication; it will generally not be updated. Later information, including data that has had greater opportunity for quality control, will be presented in the Monthly Weather Review, usually published in the fourth week of the month.
This statement has been prepared based on information available at 8 am on Monday 2 August 2010. Some checks have been made on the data, but it is possible that results will change as new information becomes available.
are long-term means based on observations from all available years of
record, which vary widely from site to site.
They are not shown for sites with less than 9 years of record, as they
cannot then be calculated reliably.
The median is sometimes more representative than the mean of long-term average rain.
indicates how rainfall this time compares with the climate record for
based on the decile
low rainfall is in decile 1, low
in decile 2 or 3,
in decile 4 to 7, high
in decile 8 or 9 and very high
is in decile 10).
The Fraction of average shows how much rain has fallen this time as a percentage of the long-term mean.