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Southern Cross Ap 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 9.9 +6.2 13.8 -4.9 17 53.2  
Sun 02/08/2015 6.8 +3.1 13 -6 0.2  
 
August 2015 Average 17 8.4 +4.7 17 13.4 -5.3    
Aug 1997-2014 Average 3.7   18.7      
Aug 1997-2014 Highest 16.8 31st 2006 31.0 30th 2006    
Aug 1997-2014 Lowest -3.8 19th 1997 10.8 15th 2002    
 
August 2015 Total         53.4 2 day(s)
Aug 1997-2014 Average Total         28.0 11.3 day(s)
Aug 1997-2014 Wettest Total         76.6 2003
Aug 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         24.4 15th 2009
Aug 1997-2014 Driest Total         5.8 2014
 
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         261.0 39 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1997-2014 Average Total         234.9 61.4 day(s)
 
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Station Details

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD
Central Wheatbelt, Western Australia
31.2353°S 119.3564°E 347m AMSL
Commenced 1996
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Weather News

I thought it was supposed to be winter?

16:29 EST

Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.