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Watarrka 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
 
August 2015 Average -   -      
Aug 1990-2014 Average 8.4   24.3      
Aug 1990-2014 Highest 23.7 26th 1996 34.9 22nd 1995    
Aug 1990-2014 Lowest -3.6 24th 2000 13.4 29th 1992    
 
August 2015 Total         - 0 day(s)
Aug 1990-2014 Average Total         5.5 1.6 day(s)
Aug 1990-2014 Wettest Total         25.3 2010
Aug 1990-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         12.8 29th 2008
Aug 1990-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1991
 
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         96.0 17 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1990-2014 Average Total         199.1 26.8 day(s)
 
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Station Details

WATARRKA
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
24.2918°S 131.5490°E 614m AMSL
Commenced 1990
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Weather News

July wrap up around the grounds

16:19 EST

The month of July was quite dynamic across the nation, with some particularly strong cold fronts which delivered low level snow as far north as the Border Ranges, and spells of prolonged dry and warm conditions, particularly along the east coast.

Widespread rain to quench thirsty West Australian crops

16:02 EST

Widespread, drenching rain across many parts of Western Australia's agricultural region, brings a smile to the faces of local farmers.

The Photo Fence: Artists capture Darwin homeowners' love affair with high fences

15:20 EST

Some encase Darwin's homes in a gnarled mesh vestige while others stand like spiked watchmen separating the street from those living inside.