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Leigh Creek Ap Rainfall Reports

August 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Mon 01/08/2016 1.8 24
Tue 02/08/2016 10.4 24
Wed 03/08/2016 0.2 24
Thu 04/08/2016 0.0 24
Fri 05/08/2016 0.0 24
Sat 06/08/2016 0.0 24
Sun 07/08/2016 0.0 24
Mon 08/08/2016 0.0 24
Tue 09/08/2016 0.0 24
Wed 10/08/2016 0.0 24
Thu 11/08/2016 0.0 24
Fri 12/08/2016 0.0 24
Sat 13/08/2016 0.0 24
Sun 14/08/2016 0.0 24
Mon 15/08/2016 0.0 24
Tue 16/08/2016 0.0 24
Wed 17/08/2016 0.0 24
Thu 18/08/2016 0.0 24
Fri 19/08/2016 4.4 24
Sat 20/08/2016 0.0 24
Sun 21/08/2016 0.0 24
Mon 22/08/2016 2.4 24
Tue 23/08/2016 0.2 24
Wed 24/08/2016 0.0 24
 
August 2016 Total 19.4 6 day(s)
August 1982-2014 Average Total 15.0 4.7 day(s)
August 1982-2014 Wettest Total 51.0 2000
August 1982-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 25.8 6th 1985
August 1982-2014 Driest Total 0.0 2006
 
Jan-Aug 2016 Total 222.4 56 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1982-2014 Average Total 152.8 31.9 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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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

LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT
NE Pastoral, South Australia
30.5963°S 138.4219°E 259m AMSL
Commenced 1982
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