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Dunedin Daily Observations 2008
& Data Comparisons
170.48° E, 45.87°S altitude approx 135m.

Temperature & other observations from 63d Shetland St, Wakari, Dunedin starting 25 Dec 2007. These are taken in a Stevenson screen on an east facing porch. Readings are for24hrs to 09:00 on the day of entry (or as close to 09:00 as is convenient for me).
Dunedin Airport data from the Metservice website. Readings are for24hrs to 09:00 on the day of entry.
   
Date
Temp Min °C
Temp Max °C
Dunedin Airport Temp Min °C
Dunedin Airport Temp Max °C
Dunedin Airport Rain mm
Remarks
1 August 2008
6.5
7.1
7
8
39.6
Cldy - stratus. Drizzle & light to mod rain o’night. Light to mod drizzle all day. Light S wind.
2 August 2008
6.4
8.0
6
10
1.6
Cldy morn, mostly sunny a’noon. Altostratus clearing. Some cumulus, stratocum, stratus and altocum persisting. Near calm.
3 August 2008
4.5
9.5
3
12
Mostly cldy. Altostratus, stratocum, nimbostratus. Light to mod S wind incr after dark.
4 August 2008
5.4
9.5
3
11
0.4
Mostly cldy. Cumulus, cumulonimbus, stratocum from SW. Frequent, mostly light showers. Brief hail (1-2mm diam) & sleet around 16:00. Mod to fresh SW wind.
5 August 2008
1.7
6.3
0
9
2.8
Mostly cldy - patchy stratocum from SW. Mod to fresh SW wind. Showers after 22:00.
6 August 2008
7.2
10.0
7
12
0.2
Mostly cldy. Light morn rain. Light a’noon showers clearing.
7 August 2008
4.4
9.7
3
12
0.2
Mostly sunny. Traces of cirrostratus joined by cumulus & stratocum from SW late a’noon. Mostly calm.
8 August 2008
2.4
11.9
1
16
0.4
Mostly cldy. Frequent light to mod rain, sleet & hail (1-2mm diam) showers decr after sunset. Wind light to mod S. Cumulus, stratus, cumulonimbus from S. Snow settling to about 300m.
9 August 2008
1.2
4.0
1
6
8.4
Mostly cldy. Approx 1cm snow settled a’night. Few sleet showers through day. Light S wind. Cumulus & stratocum from S.
10 August 2008
-2.5
4.9
-5
6
1.6
Heavy morn frost. Clear mostly calm day.
11 August 2008
`-2.1
5.4
-5
9
0.2
Heavy morn frost. Mostly sunny but cirrostrat incr a’noon. Light wind.
12 August 2008
1.0
7.9
-4
10
1.0
Cldy - stratus base around 200m. Drizzle all day tending to light rain late a’noon. Calm to light wind.
13 August 2008
3.4
6.9
0
7
6.4
Altocum & stratocum mostly clearing early a’noon. Cirrostrat incr late a’noon. Light wind.
14 August 2008
4.3
10.4
1
12
0.2
Mostly sunny till mid a’noon. Cumulus fragments & some stratus joined by incr cirro & altostratus. Light to mod NE wind. Showers after 19:00.
15 August 2008
-0.6
8.6
-3
10
Mostly sunny, near calm. Cumulonimbus in remote S & NE a’noon. Cumulus & stratocum incr in S late a’noon. Also some cirrostratus.
16 August 2008
2.1
7.5
0
10
0.8
Cldy. Cumulus, stratocum, stratus from S. O’night sleet & rain showers and some hail (1mm diam). Snow settling above 300m. Light to mod S or SW wind. More light showers after 18:00.
17 August 2008
2.0
5.5
-1
5
1.8
Mostly cldy. Frequent mostly light rain, sleet & hail (1mm diam) showers. Light to mod S or SW wind. Cumulus, stratocum, stratus from S. Snow settling to about 400m.
18 August 2008
1.7
5.7
2
7
4.2
Mostly cldy. Light to mod S to SW wind. Cumulus, stratocum, stratus from S. Light sleet & hail (1mm diam) showers incr after 18:00. Snow above 300m.
19 August 2008
1.5
5.0
1
7
5.8
Mostly cldy. Extensive stratocum & cumulus. Few sunny breaks. Light wind.
20 August 2008
-0.5
6.2
-4
9
Heavy morn frost, mostly sunny day. Cirrus & cirrostrat approaching from W or NW late a’noon. Wind calm or near so.
21 August 2008
4.3
8.3
-1
12
Mostly sunny. Patchy cirrus & cirrostratus. Light wind.
22 August 2008
6.3
10.8
2
13
Some light morn rain. Nimbostratus & stratus clearing by l3:00. Patchy cumulus & stratocum followed. Mod to fresh SW wind.
23 August 2008
4.5
8.5
1
10
1.6
Sunny, mostly calm. Trace of cirrus.
24 August 2008
2.3
11.2
-3
14
Mostly cldy. Stratus from NE, near calm. Drizzle after sunset.
25 August 2008
6.6
8.9
-1
11
1.0
Cldy. Stratus, base down around 100m at times. Light drizzle most of day. Calm to light wind.
26 August 2008
6.1
8.9
7
10
0.2
Cldy. Stratus, base down around 100m at times. Some light drizzle. Calm to light wind.
27 August 2008
5.5
8.8
3
11
Sunny morn. Cumulus incr a’noon. Light wind.
28 August 2008
6.2
11.5
4
13
Mostly sunny. Mod to fresh SW wind. Cumulus & stratocum patches.
29 August 2008
6.0
12.2
5
14
0.6
Mostly cldy. Stratocum from SW. Mod SW wind.
30 August 2008
1.8
9.2
-1
11
Clear apart from trace of stratocum a’noon. Light to mod NE wind.
31 August 2008
2.1
9.8
-2
15
Sunny, light wind.
August 2008 Extreme Lows
-2.5
4.0
-5
5
 
August 2008 Extreme Highs
7.2
12.2
7
16
 
August 2008 Averages
3.5
8.3
0.9
10.4
 
August 2008 Totals
79.0
 
 
Date Temp Min °C
Temp Max °C
Dunedin Airport Temp Min °C
Dunedin Airport Temp Max °C
Dunedin Airport Rain mm Remarks
1 Sept 2008 5.5 12.4 0 16   Cldy. Altostratus & cirrostratus. Light to mod N wind.
2 Sept 2008 7.9 16.0 3 17   Mostly sunny. Some cumulus, altocum & cirrus moving in from NW through a’noon. Light wind.
3 Sept 2008 12.5 17.5 10 21   Cldy. Light rain late morn and again from mid a’noon, becoming moderate after 16:30, easing to light showers by evening. Near calm at first, mod S after 16:00. Altocum & nimbostratus from NW joined by stratus, stratocum & cumulus from S after 16:00.
4 Sept 2008 4.6 14.2 5 12 5.2 Mostly cldy. Few light showers. Cumulus, stratus, stratocum from S. Light S wind.
5 Sept 2008 0.4 7.7 -2 10 1.0 Mostly sunny. Stratocum patches clearing. Near calm.
6 Sept 2008 -1.0 9.4 -4 12   Sunny. Calm or near so. Some a’noon cirrus patches & cumulus fragments
7 Sept 2008 1.0 8.8 -4 12   Sunny morn. Incr cirrostratus a’noon. Light to mod NE wind.
8 Sept 2008 2.9 9.0 1 13 0.2 Cldy. Incr cirro & altostratus with nimbostratus later. Calm to light wind. Some light rain after 18:00.
9 Sept 2008 7.0 9.9 3 9 0.8 Cldy. Stratus base 200m or less. Drizzle & light to mod rain all day. Calm to light S wind.
10 Sept 2008 6.5 8.6 8 10 18.2 Cldy. Cirro & altostratus with some stratus & stratocum. Mostly calm.
11 Sept 2008 6.0 11.0 6 11   Patchy stratocum. Incr sun. Light wind.
12 Sept 2008 6.9 11.5 7 13 0.2 Cldy morn - stratus. In Lawrence from 11:30 - 19:00. Mostly sunny there, stratocum patches, and light wind.
13 Sept 2008 7.0 10.5 7 11   Patchy stratocum clearing. Light to mod NE wind develk a’noon.
14 Sept 2008 6.9 12.8 6 16   A little o’night rain. Sunny day.
15 Sept 2008 10.0 19.2 12 24   Mostly cldy. Cirro & altostratus wave cld clearing around sunset. Calm to light wind.
16 Sept 2008 9.5 18.2 9 21   Mostly sunny. Inc cirrostratus. A’noon at Lawrence. Mod N wind.
17 Sept 2008 10.1 21.5 8 23   Mostly cldy. Patchy cirro & altostratus. Light to mod S wind, mainly a’noon.
18 Sept 2008 7.2 17.7 8 17   Mostly cldy. Stratus from S. Periods of drizzle. Light to mod S wind.
19 Sept 2008 5.1 9.2 6 11 0.4 Part cldy. Patchy stratocum. Sunny periods, light wind.
20 Sept 2008 7.4 13.0 6 14   Sunny morn, incr cirro & altostratus a’noon. In Lawrence from 11:30-19:00. Light variable wind there.
21 Sept 2008 7.5 13.4 7 18   Part cldy. Upper cld clearing by late morn. Cumulus & minor cumulonimbus moving in from W after 15:00. Few light showers late a’noon. Brief thunder. Mod to fresh W to NW wind.
22 Sept 2008 5.0 17.7 3 19   Mostly sunny. Mod to fresh W or NW wind. Incr cirro & altostratus.
23 Sept 2008 9.0 18.1 11 20   Part cldy. Incr cirro & altostratus joined by cumulus & altocum by mid a’noon. Wind mod to fresh W to NW. Light to mod rain after 19:00.
24 Sept 2008 6.0 22.2 5 25 1.0 Mostly sunny. Stratocum patches. In Lawrence from 11:30 - 19:00. Mod to fresh W to SW wind there. Distant showers and large cumulus in S & SW.
25 Sept 2008 4.9 15.0 -1 17   Mostly cldy. Cirro & altostratus clearing late a’noon. Light wind.
26 Sept 2008 4.0 14.3 1 17   Part cldy. Cirro & altostratus & altocum incr. Light wind strengthening after sunset.
27 Sept 2008 5.0 20.1 6 22 4.8 Cldy morn with light rain. Incr sun a’noon. Light S wind. Nimbostratus, stratus, cumulus, stratocum from S.
28 Sept 2008 3.4 9.8 1 12 4.0 Mostly sunny. Cirrus & cirrostratus moving in late a’noon. Light to mod NE wind.
29 Sept 2008 6.4 13.1 6 15 0.2 Mostly cldy. Cirro, alto & nimbostratus & altocum wave cld clearing by mid a’noon. Light rain moving in late a’noon. Some moderate showers after sunset. Calm to light N wind turning mod to fresh SW by evening.
30 Sept 2008 4.0 11.7       Sunny morn. In Lawrence from 11:00 to 20:30. Cumulus & stratocum patches from SW joined by larger cumulus & cumulonimbus late a’noon delivering showers in area. Mod to fresh W wind easing to calm by sunset. Sky clearing after 19:00.
Sept 2008 Extreme Lows -1.0 7.7 -4 9    
Sept 2008 Extreme Highs 12.5 22.2 12 25    
Sept 2008 Averages 6.0 13.8 4.6 15.8    
Sept 2008 Totals         36.0  
 
Date Temp Min °C
Temp Max °C
Dunedin Airport Temp Min °C
Dunedin Airport Temp Max °C
Dunedin Airport Rain mm Remarks
1-Oct-2008 4.4 11.5 4 12 2.0 Part cldy. Cumulus, cumulonimbus, stratocum from SW. Infrequent mostly light showers. wind fresh to strong SW. Sunny periods.
2-Oct-2008 2.5 10.3 0 11 0.6 Mostly cldy. Incr cirro & altostratus & altocum. Wind light to mod SW or W easing.
3-Oct-2008 12.5 17.3 5 18   Mostly sunny. Cirro & altostratus incr, joined by stratocum late a’noon. Light SW wind strengthening after sunset
4-Oct-2008 9.0 20.4 9 20 1.2 A little early morn rain. Mostly sunny day. Mod to fresh W to NW wind. High cld clearing. Some a’noon cumulus clearing later.
5-Oct-2008 5.4 19.0 1 20 1.0 Mostly sunny. Patchy cumulus & stratocum clearing. Light wind.
6-Oct-2008 2.8 14.5 -1 16   Mostly sunny. Cirrostrat incr late morn, clearing early a’noon, incr again late a’noon. In Lawrence from 12:30 - 20:10. Calm to light variable wind there.
7-Oct-2008 6.9 14.4 3 16   Cldy. Few light showers turning to light to mod rain after 17:00. Calm to light wind. Altocum, cumulus, stratocum incr, joined by stratus late a’noon.
8-Oct-2008 4.5 11.5 5 14 8.2 Part cldy. Cumulus, cumulonimbus, stratocum from SW. Light shower early a’noon with trace of hail (2mm diam). Long sunny periods. Mod to fresh SW wind.
9-Oct-2008 3.0 13.5 4 12 0.8 Part cldy. Cumulus, cuymulonimbus, stratocum from SW. Occasional mostly light rain & hail (1-2mm diam) showers a’noon. Mod to fresh SW wind.
10-Oct-2008 2.9 10.0 1 12   Part cldy. Cirro & altostratus clearing early a’noon. Stratocum patches from SW. Mod to fresh W or SW wind easing at night.
11-Oct-2008 9.0 19.0 4 20   Sunny, mod to fresh SW wind. Cirrostratus retreating in N
12-Oct-2008 2.9 16.0 -1 17   Sunny. Light NE wind. Few stratocum patches by late a’noon.
13-Oct-2008 4.6 13.9 1 16   Sunny. In Lawrence from 12:00 to 20:00. Calm to light var wind, trace of cumulus. Cirrostratus in W by sunset.
14-Oct-2008 6.0 17.0 4 21   Cldy. Incr cirro & altostratus & altocum. Mostly calm till late a’noon, then mod S wind. Light rain after 17:00.
15-Oct-2008 7.2 17.8 8 18 0.2 Cldy. Incr alto & nimbostratus. Calm to light wind.
16-Oct-2008 7.8 18.5 7 19   Cldy. Stratus & stratocum. Drizzle periods clearing late a’noon. Light S wind.
17-Oct-2008 4.2 10.2 5 15   Sunny morn, incr cirrostrat, cumulus & stratocum a’noon. Light wind.
18-Oct-2008 5.0 14.2 6 17 2.6 Mostly cldy. Cumulus, stratocum, cumulonimbus from SW delivering frequent light to mod showers, a few with small hail, clearing by sunset. Fresh to strong SW wind easing.
19-Oct-2008 2.9 11.0 1 13 0.2 Sunny day. Cirrostratus moving in after after 18:00. Mod NE wind.
20-Oct-2008 7.1 13.7 6 16 0.4 Mostly cldy. Patchy cumulus & stratocum from SW. Showers NE of Dunedin late a’noon. Light to mod SW wind.
21-Oct-2008 5.5 13.3 1 18 0.2 Mostly sunny. In Lawrence from 13:00 to 20:00. Cumulus & stratocum patches. Larger cumulus & cumulonimbus in dist S. Wind light to mod S to SW.
22-Oct-2008 3.2 15.6 0 18   Part cldy. Cirrostratus, mainly N, joined by cumulus from W a’noon and stratus from S after 18:00. Light SW wind becoming mod to fresh late a’noon.
23-Oct-2008 3.9 14.2 1 17   Patchy stratocum. Long sunny periods. Light NE wind.
24-Oct-2008 3.0 12.3 1 15   Mostly sunny. Stratocum patches joined by incr cirrostratus & altocum a’noon. Light NE wind.
25-Oct-2008 8.3 14.5 6 18 0.2 Cldy. Frequent light to mod showers. Hail (1-5mm diam) showers through evening. Mod S wind.
26-Oct-2008 2.0 10.8 1 13 8.6 Mostly sunny. Cumullus & stratocum patches. Light wind.
27-Oct-2008 7.5 11.9 6 17   Mostly sunny. Patchy cirrostratus. Light to mod SW wind.
28-Oct-2008 11.1 22.0 9 24   Mostly cldy. Cirrostrat, altocum, stratocum. Mod to fresh wind a’noon turning S to SW by 20:00. Some light rain after 21:00.
29-Oct-2008 5.9 25.0 6 28 1.8 Sunny morn. Mostly cldy a’noon. Cumulus, stratocum, nimbostratus moving in from SW followed by cumulus & cumulonimbus. A few sprinkles of rain mid a’noon followed by light to briefly mod showers late a’noon, Light to mod SW wind becoming fresh to strong late a’noon.
30-Oct-2008 4.0 15.5 3 16 2.2 Incr cirrostrat, altocum, & stratocum delivering a sprinkle of rain mid a’noon, then some clearance. Light to mod SW wind.
31-Oct-2008 6.3 15.5 4 16   Mostly sunny. In Lawrence from 12:30 to 19:30. Cirrostratus clearing late morn. Some cumulus from NW through a’noon. Cirro & altostratus moving in late a’noon. Light to mod SW wind tending light & variable. Light to mod NE in Dunedin at 21:00.
Oct 2008 Extreme Lows 2.0 10.0 -1 11    
Oct 2008 Extreme Highs 12.5 25.0 9 28    
Oct 2008 Totals         30.2  
Oct 2008 Averages 5.5 15.0 3.5 16.9