Mega Thread The Autumn ground cooling thread!

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  1. DiscoStuAU

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    Finally some rain in Melbourne. On the way to the airport and it's nicely falling down... don't think it will last very long.
     
  2. Infinity Dawn

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    Hello Autumn! Lets hope Sydney actually gets a "autumn" this year rather then a hot march and 2 cold outbreaks that push us into winter and skip autumn!
     
  3. Claude Cat

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    Perhaps a mm or 2 at most. At least the garden gets a bit of a drink, first time in a while.
     
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    A bit of rain is good, but not when it cuts my power.
     
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    You live in townsville?
     
  6. DidSurfNowSki

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    I observe that the minimum overnight temperature was a very pleasant 12.7C here in Canberra.

    I predict that we will see colder temps in the months ahead.
     
  7. Tanuki

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    What is this strange substance falling from the sky. Very dry Jan-Feb here
     
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    Strangles my antique ADSL .
    Hoping NBN helps when connected in the next couple of weeks.
     
  9. Tanuki

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    Same here, merely the flapping of birds wings a mouse moving by disturbs it. NBM rollout map says it's active in my area.
     
  10. Jellybeans1000

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    Melbourne. Power's back.
     
  11. Edgecrusher

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    Wonderful cool air in Melbourne this morning. Very refreshing
     
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    Mid to high 30's forecast here for another 4 days. Very Autumnal.
     
  13. Claude Cat

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  14. SMSkier

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    Nice cool start to Autumn down South. Clear blue skies to start the day have clouded over so temps staying low this morning. Later summer!!
     
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    Finally woke to the sound of light rain, it's been awhile. Gauge shows just under 2mm, prefer more but we'll take what's given.
     
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    After a stinker of summer, I'm looking forward to a cooler weather. But all I see in the forecast is no rain and max temps in the high-20s to low-30s.

    GFS long range sees no end in sight:
    http://wxmaps.org/pix/prec7

    Might have to wait until Easter or even later.
     
  17. DiscoStuAU

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    I feel like this will be an "Indian summer" and go on for a while yet... at least in the eastern states.

    My Folks back in Perth were basically offended that Perth did not see a 40 degree day this summer
     
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    Cant be much worse. :(
     
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    My nbn is fine
     
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    0.4mm of drizzle in the Latrobe Valley. This is the time of the year when we see all those promising cold fronts coming up through the bight, only to see them ridged out and bugger all rain. Good for bike riding and other outdoor activities though.
     
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    Lovely SE blowing on the East Coast.
    But them ridging highs not shifting out for a long while yet (as per AAO) .

     
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    We received 1mm this morning to open our march account.

    Very dry up here throughout the strezlecki rangers, the driest it's been for a few years at least!

    We finished on 12mm for the month of feb, 40mm behind its average of 52mm
     
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    Right on cue with Autumn, the first few emails with Scoopon deals to Perisher have begun.

    Won't be long before we see the first "What will the snow be like on [insert holiday dates here]" post.
     
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    What do people think the snow will be like on the June long weekend? Thinking of heading down for some snow play. Thoughts please....lets discuss.
     
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    I predict we'll see this guy around at Perisher
     
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    ....where is Normo?
     
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    15 degrees :)
    NBN modem blew up (well started to emit smoke) 30 minute call centre phone call to get sawarranty replacement, which hasn’t arrived yet. :( 4G as fast as NBN.
    Leaves about town are changing :)
     
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  31. Seafm

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    11vm's at a time.
     
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    In Canberra atm and walking out this morning there was a lovely crispness in the air... one forgets what that feels like over summer
     
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    The claret ash are starting to colour here in Queenstown too tele-whippet, signposting us towards autumn.
     
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    Ripp from Oz cyclone chasers fb.
    Darwin Pileus stack.
    " CAPE 3500 - 4000 "
     
  36. Tanuki

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    That's terrible. Melbourne?
     
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    NSW South Coast.
     
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    Your lucky , om the western side of the hills we have the satellite version of NBN and seriously if a frog farts then it disrupts the NBN which is no different to the mobile broadband we had before. I had a laugh tis morning though , went into town and watched a guy putting a new 4G poster on the remaining telephone booths , you know the poster ad " more coverage than before " and then looked at my own phone not 3 metres from this poster to see 3G network on the screen.
     
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    Telstra have the best of the mobile coverage round these parts , the others struggle significantly , so its a case of the devil you know.
     
  40. Kletterer

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    Bom forecasting single digit overnight minimums for Canberra later this week.
     
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    Meanwhile in Adelaide we have not considered Autumn and won’t for maybe s month, maybe 2.
     
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    Fairly strong southerly and miserable murk of a day in Wollongong. Good napping day.
     
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    Thunder just N W of Newy and the showground rides are continuing :eek:
     
  44. MickM

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    Same here in western Vic
     
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    Blue sky, sunshine and 17 degrees here in NW Tas. One of those days that reminds you that Tassie has the best weather !
     
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    Originally an Indian Summer was one of those pejorative terms from rural America that described a period of warm, settled, late summer weather that follows an early killing frost. In other words, given that all the crops had been flattened by frost, the nice summery weather was as useless as an Indian.
     
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    I reckon so, my leading indicator being that I am already into my first cold of the winter caught from close contact with my two grandkids who attend daycare and preschool. That compensatory benefit might not logically follow but it helps haha.
     
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    Might need to put the shorts away for the ride to work... which the folks at work have been calling for quite a while :p
     
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    Can confirm. Epic day in Tas yesterday (and the 3 days proceeding also).
    Down Nubeena way, ~20C with a steady onshore SW'ly breeze...
     
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    The tiniest of tiny fuses required to set that off.
     
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