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Tuesday, 1 May 2012 - Monthly Climate Summary for Brisbane Metro - Product code IDCKGC24L0
The wettest overall was Brisbane Aero with 196.8 mm, followed by Redcliffe with 190.4 mm, followed by Redlands HRS with 155.3 mm.
The driest overall was Amberley AMO with 77.0 mm, followed by Archerfield Airport with 101.4 mm, followed by Logan City Water Treatment Plant with 140.9 mm.
The wettest single day was at Brisbane Aero with 125.8 mm on the 29th, followed by Redcliffe with 90.0 mm on the 28th, followed by Redcliffe with 85.8 mm on the 29th.See a map of total rainfall. See a map of rainfall deciles.
The warmest on average was Brisbane with 21.9 °C, followed by Redcliffe with 21.4 °C, followed by Archerfield Airport with 21.1 °C.
The coolest on average was Amberley AMO with 20.1 °C, followed by Brisbane Aero with 20.9 °C, followed by Archerfield Airport with 21.1 °C.
The hottest day was at Brisbane with 30.5 °C on the 3rd, followed by Brisbane with 30.5 °C on the 9th, followed by Brisbane with 30.3 °C on the 2nd, followed by Amberley AMO with 30.3 °C on the 9th, followed by Amberley AMO with 30.2 °C on the 3rd, followed by Archerfield Airport with 30.2 °C on the 9th.
The warmest days on average were at Amberley AMO with 26.8 °C, followed by Archerfield Airport with 26.7 °C, followed by Brisbane with 26.5 °C.
The coolest days on average were at Redcliffe with 25.2 °C, followed by Brisbane Aero with 25.3 °C, followed by Logan City Water Treatment Plant with 25.8 °C.
The coldest day was at Amberley AMO with 18.9 °C on the 27th, followed by Archerfield Airport with 19.6 °C on the 27th, followed by Logan City Water Treatment Plant with 20.0 °C on the 28th.Some sites had their coldest April day (lowest maximum temperature) on record. See a map of mean maximum temperatures. See a map of maximum temperature anomalies.
The coldest night was at Amberley AMO with 4.6 °C on the 26th, followed by Brisbane Aero with 8.6 °C on the 26th, followed by Amberley AMO with 8.9 °C on the 11th.
The coolest nights on average were at Amberley AMO with 13.5 °C, followed by Archerfield Airport with 15.5 °C, followed by Logan City Water Treatment Plant with 16.1 °C.
The warmest nights on average were at Redcliffe with 17.6 °C, followed by Brisbane with 17.3 °C, followed by Brisbane Aero with 16.5 °C.
The warmest night was at Redcliffe with 20.7 °C on the 24th, followed by Logan City Water Treatment Plant with 20.5 °C on the 24th, followed by Brisbane with 20.4 °C on the 24th.See a map of mean minimum temperatures. See a map of minimum temperature anomalies.
|Extremes in April 2012|
30.5 °C at Brisbane on the 3rd|
30.5 °C at Brisbane on the 9th
30.3 °C at Brisbane on the 2nd
|Warmest days on average||
26.8 °C at Amberley AMO|
26.7 °C at Archerfield Airport
26.5 °C at Brisbane
|Coolest days on average||
25.2 °C at Redcliffe|
25.3 °C at Brisbane Aero
25.8 °C at Logan City Water Treatment Plant
18.9 °C at Amberley AMO on the 27th|
19.6 °C at Archerfield Airport on the 27th
20.0 °C at Logan City Water Treatment Plant on the 28th
4.6 °C at Amberley AMO on the 26th|
8.6 °C at Brisbane Aero on the 26th
8.9 °C at Amberley AMO on the 11th
|Coolest nights on average||
13.5 °C at Amberley AMO|
15.5 °C at Archerfield Airport
16.1 °C at Logan City Water Treatment Plant
|Warmest nights on average||
17.6 °C at Redcliffe|
17.3 °C at Brisbane
16.5 °C at Brisbane Aero
20.7 °C at Redcliffe on the 24th|
20.5 °C at Logan City Water Treatment Plant on the 24th
20.4 °C at Brisbane on the 24th
|Warmest on average overall||
21.9 °C at Brisbane|
21.4 °C at Redcliffe
21.1 °C at Archerfield Airport
|Coolest on average overall||
20.1 °C at Amberley AMO|
20.9 °C at Brisbane Aero
21.1 °C at Archerfield Airport
196.8 mm at Brisbane Aero|
190.4 mm at Redcliffe
155.3 mm at Redlands HRS
77.0 mm at Amberley AMO|
101.4 mm at Archerfield Airport
140.9 mm at Logan City Water Treatment Plant
125.8 mm at Brisbane Aero on the 29th|
90.0 mm at Redcliffe on the 28th
85.8 mm at Redcliffe on the 29th
|Highest wind gust||
76 km/h at Redcliffe on the 10th|
67 km/h at Redcliffe on the 12th
57 km/h at Redcliffe on the 11th
|Record lowest April daily maximum temperature|
Lowest daily maximum
in April 2012 (°C)
|Logan City Water Treatment Plant||20.0||on the 28th||20.4||on the 14th in 1995||20||26.3|
|Summary statistics for April 2012|
|Moreton South Coast (district 40)|
|Brisbane Aero||25.3||-0.7||28.4||3rd||16.5||+0.2||8.6||26th||196.8||75.0||v high||262%|
|Logan City Water Treatment Plant||25.8||-0.5||29.3||9th||16.1||+0.2||9.5||26th||140.9||82.4||high||171%|
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 10 am on Tuesday 1 May 2012. Some checks have been made on the data, but it is possible that results will change as new information becomes available.
Averages 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.
The Rank indicates how rainfall this time compares with the climate record for the site,
based on the
(very low rainfall is in decile 1, low in decile 2 or 3,
average 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.