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Wandering Daily Summaries

August 2015
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Sat 01/08/2015 9.2 +5.1 13.6 -3.0 8.0  
Sun 02/08/2015 2.9 -1.2 14.2 -2.4 0.0  
Mon 03/08/2015 -0.1 -4.2 - - 0.0  
August 2015 Average 4.0 -0.1 15 13.9 -2.7    
Aug 1999-2014 Average 4.1   16.6      
Aug 1999-2014 Highest 15.9 7th 2006 26.3 29th 2006    
Aug 1999-2014 Lowest -2.9 29th 2004 10.5 28th 2004    
August 2015 Total         15 8.0 1 day(s)
Aug 1999-2014 Average Total         89.0 20.3 day(s)
Aug 1999-2014 Wettest Total         125.6 1999
Aug 1999-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         50.0 30th 2014
Aug 1999-2014 Driest Total         12.0 2008
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         261.6 69 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1999-2014 Average Total         393.9 88.3 day(s)
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A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

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Great Southern, Western Australia
32.6722°S 116.6706°E 275m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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Rescue effort to reach couple trapped overnight in snowy central Tasmania, more snowfalls expected

16:03 EST

Tasmania Police are trying to reach a snowbound couple trapped in their car at Mount Field, in Tasmania's central south, with more snow on the way.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.