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McArthur River 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 14.7 +1.3 32.9 +0.8 0.0  
Sun 02/08/2015 14.0 +0.6 - - 0.0  
Mon 03/08/2015 - - 33 +1 -  
 
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)
 
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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.

Station Details

MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT
Roper-McArthur, Northern Territory
16.4423°S 136.0760°E 40m AMSL
Commenced 1968
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Tasmanian snow: Two men rescued from snowbound car in central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

00:44 EST

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.

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.