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Newcastle Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||15 5.4||-2.5||-|
|Aug 1998-2014 Average||7.9||19.7|
|Aug 1998-2014 Highest||15.2||31st 2005||30.5||23rd 2012|
|Aug 1998-2014 Lowest||1.8||13th 2005||13.3||16th 2004|
|August 2015 Total||15 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Aug 1998-2014 Average Total||61.2||9.1 day(s)|
|Aug 1998-2014 Wettest Total||186.5||1998|
|Aug 1998-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||71.0||18th 2004|
|Aug 1998-2014 Driest Total||0.4||2005|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||852.6||94 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1998-2014 Average Total||807.1||90.4 day(s)|
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
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.
A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.
Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.