McArthur River Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||14.4||+1.0||33.0||+0.9|
|Aug 1969-2014 Average||13.4||32.1|
|Aug 1969-2014 Highest||23.7||27th 2008||37.9||30th 2009|
|Aug 1969-2014 Lowest||2.7||2nd 1977||20.0||17th 2007|
|August 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Aug 1968-2014 Average Total||0.3||0.3 day(s)|
|Aug 1968-2014 Wettest Total||12.6||2007|
|Aug 1968-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||11.6||17th 2007|
|Aug 1968-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1968|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||365.0||40 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1968-2014 Average Total||594.1||43.6 day(s)|
Roper-McArthur, Northern Territory
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, 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.