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Cairns Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||71 19.7||+2.3||26.8||+0.2|
|Aug 1943-2014 Average||17.4||26.6|
|Aug 1943-2014 Highest||23.7||13th 1986||31.4||29th 2000|
|Aug 1943-2014 Lowest||7.8||7th 1953||18.7||8th 1970|
|August 2015 Total||5.6||2 day(s)|
|Aug 1943-2014 Average Total||26.7||7.9 day(s)|
|Aug 1943-2014 Wettest Total||140.2||1995|
|Aug 1943-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||63.2||6th 1947|
|Aug 1943-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1990|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||1367.0||106 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1943-2014 Average Total||1658.6||114.7 day(s)|
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.
Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.
With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.