Annual Meteorological Report for Ferny Grove, Brisbane in 2020 - Warm days and nights; average rainfall

Overnight temperatures were above average and the highest in 10 years. Daytime temperatures were also above average and the lowest in 5 years. Official stations in the Brisbane area observed above average overnight temperatures and above to well above average daytime temperatures at most sites. Rainfall at Ferny Grove was close to average. Most of the official sites in the Brisbane area measured near average or slightly above average rainfall totals. During 2020 air pressure was above average, mean minimum, mean maximum and mean relative humidity was near average, mean minimum, mean maximum and mean dew point was near average, wind speed was near average with 26 thunderstorms with 3 being severe (33 thunder days).

 

Temperature – near average night-time and very well above average day-time temperatures

Annual Mean Daily Minimum Temperature: 15.6 ºC, 0.6 ºC above average and 0.1 ºC higher than 2019. This is the second highest on record and the highest since the current record high of 15.7 ºC in 2010. Most of the official sites in the Brisbane area observed above average mean minimum temperatures. The exception to this was Beerburrum that observed a mean minimum temperature of 15.1 ºC (0.3 ºC above average) and Amberley and Redcliffe at 0.4 ºC above average with a mean minimum temperature of 13.5 ºC and 17.5 ºC respectively. Amberley observed the lowest mean minimum temperature of the official sites in the Brisbane area. The highest mean minimum temperature was 19 ºC at Cape Moreton Lighthouse which was 0.9 ºC above average which observed the highest anomaly above the long term average. The mean minimum temperature observed at Brisbane was 17.2 ºC ( 0.8 ºC above average).