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Mount Lofty Daily Summaries

August 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Wed 01/08/2018 6.5 +1.4 12.2 +2.3 5.0  
Thu 02/08/2018 6.8 +1.7 16.1 +6.2 0.0  
Fri 03/08/2018 4.1 -1.0 7.0 -2.9 25.2  
Sat 04/08/2018 4.7 -0.4 11.6 +1.7 7.2  
Sun 05/08/2018 6.5 +1.4 9.9 +0.0 0.0  
Mon 06/08/2018 2.7 -2.4 5.5 -4.4 38.0  
Tue 07/08/2018 2.7 -2.4 7.8 -2.1 14.0  
Wed 08/08/2018 4.7 -0.4 9.7 -0.2 11.0  
Thu 09/08/2018 6.3 +1.2 13.2 +3.3 0.4  
Fri 10/08/2018 8.7 +3.6 10.6 +0.7 0.0  
Sat 11/08/2018 2.1 -3.0 5.6 -4.3 14.6  
Sun 12/08/2018 2.0 -3.1 7.7 -2.2 3.2  
Mon 13/08/2018 5.3 +0.2 8.4 -1.5 8.8  
Tue 14/08/2018 5.3 +0.2 12.4 +2.5 0.2  
Wed 15/08/2018 6.7 +1.6 8.8 -1.1 0.0  
Thu 16/08/2018 3.8 -1.3 8.5 -1.4 10.6  
Fri 17/08/2018 4.4 -0.7 9 -1 2.2  
 
August 2018 Average 4.9 -0.2 9.6 -0.3    
Aug 1990-2016 Average 5.1   9.9      
Aug 1990-2016 Highest 15.0 20th 1995 24.0 12th 1996    
Aug 1990-2016 Lowest -0.5 18th 1996 3.4 10th 2003    
 
August 2018 Total         140.4 13 day(s)
Aug 2009-2016 Average Total         131.3 21.6 day(s)
Aug 2009-2016 Wettest Total         232.4 2010
Aug 2009-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         40.4 15th 2010
Aug 2009-2016 Driest Total         36.0 2014
 
Jan-Aug 2018 Total         576.2 104 day(s)
Jan-Aug 2004-2017 Average Total         770.3 121.6 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

MOUNT LOFTY
Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia
34.9784°S 138.7088°E 685m AMSL
Commenced 1985
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