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Horn Island Daily Summaries

August 2015
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Sat 01/08/2015 22.7 -0.3 28.5 -0.6 0.0  
Sun 02/08/2015 22.2 -0.8 28.0 -1.1 7.2  
Mon 03/08/2015 21.5 -1.5 28 -1 0.0  
August 2015 Average 22.1 -0.9 19 28.2 -0.9    
Aug 1995-2014 Average 23.0   29.1      
Aug 1995-2014 Highest 26.8 19th 2010 31.7 29th 2010    
Aug 1995-2014 Lowest 15.3 14th 2004 26.7 10th 1995    
August 2015 Total         7.2 1 day(s)
Aug 1995-2014 Average Total         5.3 5.1 day(s)
Aug 1995-2014 Wettest Total         19.8 2010
Aug 1995-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         7.6 31st 2010
Aug 1995-2014 Driest Total         0.0 2004
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         1605.0 96 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1995-2014 Average Total         1643.6 113.6 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

Peninsula, Queensland
10.5844°S 142.2900°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1995
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Rescue effort to reach couple trapped overnight in snowy central Tasmania, more snowfalls expected

16:03 EST

Tasmania Police are trying to reach a snowbound couple trapped in their car at Mount Field, in Tasmania's central south, with more snow on the way.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

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.