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Barrow Island 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 20.7 +3.0 24.3 -0.9 0.0  
Sun 02/08/2015 17.9 +0.2 24.8 -0.4 0.0  
Mon 03/08/2015 18.1 +0.4 25 +0 0.0  
 
August 2015 Average 18.9 +1.2 24.7 -0.5    
Aug 1999-2014 Average 17.7   25.2      
Aug 1999-2014 Highest 23.0 17th 2001 31.1 31st 2006    
Aug 1999-2014 Lowest 13.4 31st 2004 20.2 23rd 2010    
 
August 2015 Total         0.0 0 day(s)
Aug 1999-2014 Average Total         2.8 3.8 day(s)
Aug 1999-2014 Wettest Total         15.2 2003
Aug 1999-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         8.0 11th 2003
Aug 1999-2014 Driest Total         0.0 2001
 
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         387.6 37 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1999-2014 Average Total         296.1 26.7 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.

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BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT
Pilbara, Western Australia
20.8750°S 115.4056°E 6m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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