Walkamin Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||12.5||-0.8||24.6||-0.2|
|Aug 1968-2014 Average||13.3||24.8|
|Aug 1968-2014 Highest||20.5||11th 2010||33.9||29th 1968|
|Aug 1968-2014 Lowest||3.6||19th 1989||17.6||5th 1983|
|August 2015 Total||0.3||1 day(s)|
|Aug 1965-2014 Average Total||11.0||6.2 day(s)|
|Aug 1965-2014 Wettest Total||80.1||1970|
|Aug 1965-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||58.2||8th 1970|
|Aug 1965-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1968|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||805.3||72 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1965-2014 Average Total||804.6||98.5 day(s)|
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, 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.