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Lightning Ridge 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 4.0 -2.2 25.5 +3.8 0.0  
Sun 02/08/2015 3.0 -3.2 28.0 +6.3 0.0  
Mon 03/08/2015 4.0 -2.2 17 -5 0.0  
August 2015 Average 17 3.7 -2.5 23.5 +1.8    
Aug 1997-2014 Average 6.2   21.7      
Aug 1997-2014 Highest 18.9 24th 2009 36.2 29th 2009    
Aug 1997-2014 Lowest -2.2 12th 2008 12.4 13th 2000    
August 2015 Total         0.0 0 day(s)
Aug 1997-2014 Average Total         16.9 3.8 day(s)
Aug 1997-2014 Wettest Total         52.1 2003
Aug 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         25.6 16th 2014
Aug 1997-2014 Driest Total         0.0 2012
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         232.1 35 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1997-2014 Average Total         283.1 37.9 day(s)
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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

Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
29.4310°S 147.9722°E 154m AMSL
Commenced 1997
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Tasmanian snow: Two men rescued from snowbound car in central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

20:13 EST

Two men stranded with their car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, for nearly 24 hours have been rescued.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

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.