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Sweers Island 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 22.1 +3.5 26.2 -0.6 0.0  
Thu 02/08/2018 19.1 +0.5 26.3 -0.5 0.0  
Fri 03/08/2018 18.3 -0.3 27.0 +0.2 0.4  
Sat 04/08/2018 20.4 +1.8 27.7 +0.9 0.0  
Sun 05/08/2018 20.2 +1.6 28.0 +1.2 0.0  
Mon 06/08/2018 21.6 +3.0 29.0 +2.2 0.0  
Tue 07/08/2018 20.0 +1.4 24.4 -2.4 0.0  
Wed 08/08/2018 18.1 -0.5 26.1 -0.7 0.0  
Thu 09/08/2018 18.3 -0.3 25.8 -1.0 0.0  
Fri 10/08/2018 16.6 -2.0 26.8 +0.0 0.0  
Sat 11/08/2018 19.7 +1.1 22.0 -4.8 0.3  
Sun 12/08/2018 19.8 +1.2 25.0 -1.8 0.0  
Mon 13/08/2018 17.4 -1.2 25.1 -1.7 0.0  
Tue 14/08/2018 18.1 -0.5 24.8 -2.0 0.0  
Wed 15/08/2018 16.8 -1.8 26 -1 0.0  
Thu 16/08/2018 18 -1 - - 0.0  
 
August 2018 Average 19.0 +0.4 15 26.0 -0.8    
Aug 2001-2016 Average 18.6   26.8      
Aug 2001-2016 Highest 23.9 27th 2009 32.5 28th 2011    
Aug 2001-2016 Lowest 10.7 5th 2002 20.7 17th 2007    
 
August 2018 Total         0.7 2 day(s)
Aug 1893-2016 Average Total         1.9 0.5 day(s)
Aug 1893-2016 Wettest Total         21.8 1893
Aug 1893-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         21.8 19th 1893
Aug 1893-2016 Driest Total         0.0 1895
 
Jan-Aug 2018 Total         1397.2 57 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1893-2017 Average Total         940.6 43.9 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

SWEERS ISLAND
Gulf Country, Queensland
17.1142°S 139.5981°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1893
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Weather News

Broken Hill plagued by emus as they head into town in search of food, water

09:26 EST

Mobs of emus have taken over the small mining town of Broken Hill in far west New South Wales, running laps of the main street, eating gardens and gate crashing football matches.

When to down tools? How the weather affects our tradies

06:29 EST

For those who work in construction, you may think that managing the weather is simple; just down tools when it is too hot or too wet.

Wind gusts not seen in years in TAS

16:14 EST

A vigorous frontal system has brought some of the strongest wind gusts in several years across the Apple Island.