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Lady Elliot 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 18.5 +1.3 23.5 +1.4 0.0  
Sun 02/08/2015 19.5 +2.3 25 +3 0.0  
August 2015 Average 54 19.0 +1.8 56 24.2 +2.1    
Aug 1957-2014 Average 17.2   22.1      
Aug 1957-2014 Highest 22.3 26th 2009 28.1 28th 1962    
Aug 1957-2014 Lowest 6.8 26th 1997 15.0 7th 1995    
August 2015 Total         0.0 0 day(s)
Aug 1939-2014 Average Total         57.5 8.4 day(s)
Aug 1939-2014 Wettest Total         274.6 2002
Aug 1939-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         144.5 24th 1964
Aug 1939-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1946
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         546.0 99 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1939-2014 Average Total         875.1 101.8 day(s)
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
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Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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

Wide Bay & Burnett, Queensland
24.1116°S 152.7161°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1939
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Weather News

I thought it was supposed to be winter?

16:29 EST

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.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

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.

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

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.