Hawker Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||36 7.3||+3.1||18.6||+0.8|
|Aug 1967-2014 Average||4.2||17.8|
|Aug 1967-2014 Highest||17.3||11th 1977||30.0||30th 2007|
|Aug 1967-2014 Lowest||-5.5||5th 2014||9.2||2nd 1975|
|August 2015 Total||1.0||1 day(s)|
|Aug 1884-2014 Average Total||28.1||6.5 day(s)|
|Aug 1884-2014 Wettest Total||119.7||1886|
|Aug 1884-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||45.7||27th 1973|
|Aug 1884-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1914|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||213.0||38 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1882-2014 Average Total||194.8||36.5 day(s)|
Flinders, South Australia
The crew of a rescue helicopter has found a couple trapped in a car by heavy snow in Tasmania's Mount Field National Park.
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.