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Balranald 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 4.5 -0.1 14.5 -3.1 0.2  
Sun 02/08/2015 5.9 +1.3 - - 8.2  
August 2015 Average 5.2 +0.6 38 14.5 -3.1    
Aug 1965-2014 Average 4.6   17.6      
Aug 1965-2014 Highest 14.4 27th 1969 30.1 29th 1977    
Aug 1965-2014 Lowest -2.7 5th 2014 10.0 2nd 1975    
August 2015 Total         8.4 2 day(s)
Aug 1879-2014 Average Total         28.8 7.7 day(s)
Aug 1879-2014 Wettest Total         85.2 1973
Aug 1879-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         53.3 15th 1958
Aug 1879-2014 Driest Total         0.4 1982
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         213.5 43 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1879-2014 Average Total         201.1 41.6 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

Lower Western, New South Wales/ACT
34.6398°S 143.5610°E 61m AMSL
Commenced 1879
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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.