SHIP WALMER CASTLE
Description of the weather for Sunday 30 December 1848 when Walmer Castle arrived in Sydney
It was a pleasant Summer day at the signal station on South Head. Temperatures ranged from 64 to 73 Fahrenheit - about 18 to 23 degrees Celsius.
The Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday 3 January 1849, p4, Meteorology
Sunday 30 - Morning, cirrus clouds overspread, light south-west airs, veered south before nine, freshened middle part, and wore round to eastward P.M.; clear and very pleasant weather, Night calm and bright.