Kuitpo Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|August 2016 Total||72.0||14 day(s)|
|August 1998-2014 Average Total||87.3||18.7 day(s)|
|August 1998-2014 Wettest Total||154.4||2010|
|August 1998-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||27.6||24th 2003|
|August 1998-2014 Driest Total||19.2||2006|
|Jan-Aug 2016 Total||654.0||120 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1998-2014 Average Total||547.1||112.0 day(s)|
Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia
Witnesses saw a man being swept away after his vehicle went into floodwaters near Lismore in far north New South Wales, police say, as a heavy downpour and strong winds hit the state's coast.
After receiving record-breaking rain in June and July, parts of western Queensland have received their best August rain in nearly 20 years.
August temperature and rainfall records have been broken across Queensland today, some of which have been in place for more than a century.