Hilltop Gardens Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|August 2016 Total||14.0||4 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 2016 Total||627.0||61 day(s)|
Witnesses saw a man being swept away after his vehicle went into floodwaters near Lismore in far north New South Wales, police say, as a heavy downpour and strong winds hit the state's coast.
After receiving record-breaking rain in June and July, parts of western Queensland have received their best August rain in nearly 20 years.
August temperature and rainfall records have been broken across Queensland today, some of which have been in place for more than a century.