Regional Weather Review March - May 2023

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See the trends and differences between key weather station sites. Perios compared are 16/03/2022-16/05/2022 and 16/03/2023 - 16/05/2023.

Regional Weather Review March - May 2023

Pyap – 16/03/2022 – 16/05/2022 in comparison to 16/03/2023 – 16/05/2023

Total rainfall for the period was 13.8 mm contrasting with 27.8 mm in the same period in 2022. The average daily temperature was 14.7 deg C largely the same as the 16.7 deg C received in 2022. Relative humidity averaged 70.7 % in the 2023 period largely the same as the average of 69.1 % received in the corresponding period in 2022. Soil temperature at 15 cm averaged 19.6 deg C compared to 20.6 deg C in the same period in 2022. Observing global solar radiation inputs in the 2023 period saw an averaged 154.2W/m2/unit period/day with a slightly higher 181.7 W/m2/unit period/day in the 2022 period. Slightly higher averaged daily wind-speeds in the 2023 period, 5.7 km/h, compared to the average in the 2022 period of 2.2km/h. Reference crop evapotranspiration calculated at the site also produced a slightly higher daily rate of 3.0 mm/day in the 2023 period compared to 2.3 mm/day in 2022.

Peebinga – 16/03/2022 – 16/05/2022 in comparison to 16/03/2023 – 16/05/2023

Total rainfall for the period was 57.2 mm contrasting with 40.8 mm in the same period in 2022. The average daily temperature was 15.2 deg C largely the same as the 16.9 deg C received in 2022. Relative humidity averaged 67.8 % in the 2023 period staying similar to the average of 65.4 % received in the corresponding period in 2022. Soil temperature averages at 15 cm averaged 19.5 deg C compared to 21.7 deg C in the same period in 2022. Observing global solar radiation inputs in the 2023 period saw an averaged 161.9 W/m2/unit period/day with a slightly higher 181.1W/m2/unit period/day in the 2022 period. Slightly lower averaged daily wind-speeds in the 2023 period, 4.2 km/h, compared to the average in the 2022 period of 7.7 km/h. Reference crop evapotranspiration calculated at the site also produced a similar daily rate of 3.1 mm/day in the 2023 period compared to 3.0 mm/day in 2022.

Renmark – 16/03/2022 – 16/05/2022 in comparison to 16/03/2023 – 16/05/2023

Total rainfall for the period was 38.0 mm contrasting with 45.8 mm in the same period in 2022. The average daily temperature was 15.5 deg C largely the same as the 17.6 deg C received in 2022. Relative humidity averaged 67.8 % in the 2023 period largely the same as the average of 68.4 % received in the corresponding period in 2022. Soil temperature averages at 15 cm averaged 20.3 deg C compared to 21.5 deg C in the same period in 2022. Observing global solar radiation inputs in the 2023 period saw an averaged 141.0 W/m2/unit period/day with a higher 158.3 W/m2/unit period/day in the 2022 period. Daily wind-speeds in the 2023 period averaged, 3.3 km/h compared to the average in the 2022 period of, 2.7 km/h. Reference crop evapotranspiration calculated at the site produced a similar daily rate of 2.8 mm/day in the 2023 period compared to 2.3 mm/day in 2022.

Mypolonga – 16/03/2022 – 16/05/2022 in comparison to 16/03/2023 – 16/05/2023

Total rainfall for the period was 38.0 mm contrasting with 28.6 mm in the same period in 2022. The average daily temperature was 14.3 deg C largely the same as the 13.9 deg C received in 2022. Relative humidity averaged 72.8 % in the 2023 period slightly higher the average of 71.7 % received in the corresponding period in 2022. Soil temperature averages at 15 cm averaged 19.6 deg C compared to 20.7 deg C in the same period in 2022. Similar averaged daily wind-speeds in the 2023 period, 4.6 km/h, compared to the average in the 2022 period of 4.7 km/h. Reference crop evapotranspiration calculated at the site also produced a slightly higher daily rate of 3.4 mm/day in the 2023 period compared to 2.5 mm/day in 2022.

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