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Cape Wessel Rainfall Reports

August 2015
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sat 01/08/2015 0.4 24
Sun 02/08/2015 0.2 24
Mon 03/08/2015 0.2 24
 
August 2015 Total 0.8 3 day(s)
August 1987-2005 Average Total 8.8 4.4 day(s)
August 1987-2005 Wettest Total 26.0 2004
August 1987-2005 Wettest 24hr Total 20.0 14th 2004
August 1987-2005 Driest Total 0.0 1990
 
Jan-Aug 2015 Total 1352.8 108 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1974-2006 Average Total 980.5 80.6 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.

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CAPE WESSEL
Arnhem, Northern Territory
11.0047°S 136.7586°E 18m AMSL
Commenced 1968
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