Salmon Gums Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||6.2||+1.5||73 13.9||-3.5|
|Aug 1933-2014 Average||4.7||17.4|
|Aug 1933-2014 Highest||18.3||4th 1947||32.0||30th 2006|
|Aug 1933-2014 Lowest||-6.1||15th 1970||8.3||30th 1946|
|August 2015 Total||28.6||2 day(s)|
|Aug 1933-2014 Average Total||31.9||11.7 day(s)|
|Aug 1933-2014 Wettest Total||67.5||1967|
|Aug 1933-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||31.2||17th 1967|
|Aug 1933-2014 Driest Total||6.0||1952|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||228.0||73 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1932-2014 Average Total||243.3||65.4 day(s)|
Southern Coastal, Western Australia
Two men stranded with their car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, for nearly 24 hours have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
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.