Burketown Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||14.9||-0.2||30.2||-0.3|
|Aug 2002-2014 Average||15.1||30.5|
|Aug 2002-2014 Highest||24.9||27th 2008||37.8||31st 2009|
|Aug 2002-2014 Lowest||7.8||12th 2012||20.7||17th 2007|
|August 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Aug 2002-2014 Average Total||0.5||0.9 day(s)|
|Aug 2002-2014 Wettest Total||3.0||2007|
|Aug 2002-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||2.8||17th 2007|
|Aug 2002-2014 Driest Total||0.0||2002|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||187.0||24 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 2002-2014 Average Total||710.5||47.7 day(s)|
Gulf Country, Queensland
Two men stranded with their car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, for nearly 24 hours have been rescued.
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.