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Tuesday, 1 June 2010 - Seasonal Climate Summary for Brisbane Metro - Product code IDCKGC14R0
Average seasonal rainfall was recorded in the Brisbane metropolitan area for autumn.
The highest total rainfall was 348.6 mm at Brisbane Aero. The highest daily rainfall was 92.6 mm at Redcliffe on the 2nd of March.
Slightly cooler than average maximum temperatures were recorded for autumn.
The hottest day was 33.1 °C at Brisbane on the 10th of March, and the warmest days on average were 26.5 °C at Amberley AMO.
The coolest days on average were 25.5 °C at Redcliffe and the coldest day was 18.6 °C at Logan City Water Treatment on the 21st of May.
In the middle of the month, a near stationary low pressure system near New Zealand produced a blocking pattern with a high pressure system situated about south eastern Australia that induced a deep, cool and dry southerly airflow over the southern half of the state. The pattern continued for several days, and produced a cold overnight temperature of 1.3 °C at Amberley on the 14th and 2.3 °C on the 15th. The coolest nights on average were 13.9 °C at Amberley.
The warmest nights on average were 17.9 °C at Redcliffe, and the warmest night was 24.0 °C at Redcliffe on the 7th of March.
The strongest wind gust was 74 km/h at Redcliffe on the 12th of March, 70 km/h on the 13th of March and 69 km/h on the 3rd of March.
|Extremes in autumn 2010|
33.1 °C at Brisbane on 10 Mar|
|Warmest days on average||
26.5 °C at Amberley AMO|
|Coolest days on average||
25.5 °C at Redcliffe|
18.6 °C at Logan City Water Treatment on 21 May|
1.3 °C at Amberley AMO on 14 May|
|Coolest nights on average||
13.9 °C at Amberley AMO|
|Warmest nights on average||
17.9 °C at Redcliffe|
24.0 °C at Redcliffe on 7 Mar|
348.6 mm at Brisbane Aero|
217.8 mm at Amberley AMO|
92.6 mm at Redcliffe on 2 Mar|
|Highest wind gust||
74 km/h at Redcliffe on 12 Mar|
|Summary statistics for autumn 2010|
|Moreton South Coast (district 40)|
|Amberley AMO||26.5||-0.4||32.5||11 Apr||13.9||0.0||1.3||14 May||217.8||191.2||average||114%|
|Archerfield Airport||26.2||-0.2||32.1||11 Apr||15.7||+0.6||6.0||14 May||255.6||279.2||average||92%|
|Brisbane||26.4||-0.5||33.1||10 Mar||17.5||+0.7||9.7||14 May||259.8||209.2||average||124%|
|Brisbane Aero||25.6||-0.3||30.1||10 Mar||16.8||+0.6||6.1||14 May||348.6||268.1||high||130%|
|Logan City Water Treatment||26.1||-0.1||32.5||9 Mar||16.7||+1.1||6.5||14 May||251.5||305.6||average||82%|
|Redcliffe||25.5||30.0||8 Apr||17.9||9.0||14 May||319.4|
A Seasonal 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 11 am on Tuesday 1 June 2010. 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.