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Peak Hill Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||6.8||+1.1||20.7||+3.6|
|Aug 1965-2014 Average||5.7||17.1|
|Aug 1965-2014 Highest||19.0||31st 1969||28.4||21st 1995|
|Aug 1965-2014 Lowest||-3.6||6th 1974||7.3||16th 2000|
|August 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Aug 1891-2014 Average Total||42.0||6.8 day(s)|
|Aug 1891-2014 Wettest Total||107.1||1901|
|Aug 1891-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||60.5||1st 1960|
|Aug 1891-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1914|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||331.2||60 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1891-2014 Average Total||371.3||46.0 day(s)|
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
Tasmanian snow: Rescue effort underway to reach couple trapped in snowy central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected
A Tasmanian rescue helicopter has abandoned plans to winch out a couple trapped in a car in Mount Field national park after heavy snow in the state.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
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.