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Newcastle Rainfall Reports

August 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Mon 01/08/2016 0.0 24
Tue 02/08/2016 0.0 24
Wed 03/08/2016 10.8 24
Thu 04/08/2016 12.6 24
Fri 05/08/2016 7.0 24
Sat 06/08/2016 1.2 24
Sun 07/08/2016 0.0 24
Mon 08/08/2016 0.8 24
Tue 09/08/2016 0.0 24
Wed 10/08/2016 0.0 24
Thu 11/08/2016 0.5 24
Fri 12/08/2016 0.0 24
Sat 13/08/2016 0.0 24
Sun 14/08/2016 0.0 24
Mon 15/08/2016 0.0 24
Tue 16/08/2016 0.0 24
Wed 17/08/2016 0.0 24
Thu 18/08/2016 0.0 24
Fri 19/08/2016 0.0 24
Sat 20/08/2016 0.0 24
Sun 21/08/2016 0.0 24
Mon 22/08/2016 0.0 24
Tue 23/08/2016 3.4 24
Wed 24/08/2016 1.0 24
 
August 2016 Total 37.3 8 day(s)
August 1998-2014 Average Total 61.2 9.1 day(s)
August 1998-2014 Wettest Total 186.5 1998
August 1998-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 71.0 18th 2004
August 1998-2014 Driest Total 0.4 2005
 
Jan-Aug 2016 Total 842.4 79 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1998-2014 Average Total 807.1 90.4 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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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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NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
32.8906°S 151.7068°E 21m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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