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Wittenoom Daily Summaries

August 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Wed 01/08/2018 10.5 -2.7 27.0 +0.1 0.0  
Thu 02/08/2018 10.1 -3.1 19.5 -7.4 0.0  
Fri 03/08/2018 8.4 -4.8 23.4 -3.5 0.0  
Sat 04/08/2018 9.2 -4.0 24.8 -2.1 0.0  
Sun 05/08/2018 12.8 -0.4 23.2 -3.7 0.0  
Mon 06/08/2018 10.1 -3.1 21.4 -5.5 0.0  
Tue 07/08/2018 6.4 -6.8 23.9 -3.0 0.0  
Wed 08/08/2018 7.5 -5.7 27.8 +0.9 0.0  
Thu 09/08/2018 10.0 -3.2 29.0 +2.1 0.0  
Fri 10/08/2018 14.7 +1.5 21.9 -5.0 0.0  
Sat 11/08/2018 9.3 -3.9 21.9 -5.0 0.0  
Sun 12/08/2018 6.5 -6.7 23.9 -3.0 0.0  
Mon 13/08/2018 13.8 +0.6 25.8 -1.1 0.0  
Tue 14/08/2018 7.6 -5.6 26.5 -0.4 0.0  
Wed 15/08/2018 7.8 -5.4 28.0 +1.1 0.0  
Thu 16/08/2018 7.6 -5.6 29.5 +2.6 0.0  
Fri 17/08/2018 10.8 -2.4 30.0 +3.1 0.0  
Sat 18/08/2018 9.8 -3.4 29.8 +2.9 0.0  
Sun 19/08/2018 13.9 +0.7 30.4 +3.5 0.0  
Mon 20/08/2018 17.6 +4.4 31 +4 0.0  
Tue 21/08/2018 13 +0 31 +4 0.0  
Wed 22/08/2018 18 +5 - - 0.0  
 
August 2018 Average 10.7 -2.5 26.2 -0.7    
Aug 1952-2016 Average 13.2   26.9      
Aug 1952-2016 Highest 22.0 29th 1982 34.5 29th 2007    
Aug 1952-2016 Lowest 3.4 29th 1968 15.0 23rd 1968    
 
August 2018 Total         0.0 0 day(s)
Aug 1950-2016 Average Total         7.2 1.4 day(s)
Aug 1950-2016 Wettest Total         72.7 1978
Aug 1950-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         40.2 1st 1998
Aug 1950-2016 Driest Total         0.0 1950
 
Jan-Aug 2018 Total         432.0 34 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1950-2017 Average Total         400.8 37.5 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

WITTENOOM
Pilbara, Western Australia
22.2425°S 118.3358°E 463m AMSL
Commenced 1949
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