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Sandy Cape 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 17.7 +2.5 24.6 +2.3 0.0  
Sun 02/08/2015 18.1 +2.9 - - 0.0  
 
August 2015 Average 55 17.9 +2.7 56 24.6 +2.3    
Aug 1957-2014 Average 15.2   22.3      
Aug 1957-2014 Highest 20.1 28th 1973 27.2 14th 2009    
Aug 1957-2014 Lowest 5.6 7th 1960 13.1 7th 1995    
 
August 2015 Total         125 0.0 0 day(s)
Aug 1887-2014 Average Total         65.4 10.1 day(s)
Aug 1887-2014 Wettest Total         252.6 2002
Aug 1887-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         111.0 24th 1964
Aug 1887-2014 Driest Total         0.2 1976
 
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         624.6 86 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1887-2014 Average Total         995.2 109.8 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the warmest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
Wide Bay & Burnett, Queensland
24.7297°S 153.2083°E 99m AMSL
Commenced 1871
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