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Parkes 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
August 2015 Average -   -      
Aug 1957-2011 Average 5.3   15.9      
Aug 1957-2011 Highest 17.0 31st 1995 27.8 23rd 1995    
Aug 1957-2011 Lowest -3.6 9th 1994 6.1 21st 1962    
August 2015 Total         - 0 day(s)
Aug 1890-2011 Average Total         49.4 9.3 day(s)
Aug 1890-2011 Wettest Total         116.2 1916
Aug 1890-2011 Wettest 24hr Total         62.8 31st 1996
Aug 1890-2011 Driest Total         1.0 1982
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         - 0 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1890-2012 Average Total         389.0 58.3 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

CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
33.1419°S 148.1639°E 324m AMSL
Commenced 1889 / Closed 2012
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Weather News

Police rescue motorists stranded in heavy snowfall in Tasmania's south

09:04 EST

Snow continues to affect some roads in Tasmania's south, prompting police to warn drivers to use extreme caution after a number of motorists were left stranded on Friday night.

Heavy snow in Tasmania leaves motorists stranded south of Hobart

08:42 EST

Snowfalls in southern Tasmania have trapped a number of cars on a highway south of Hobart.

PNG prime minister Peter O'Neill may review Australian food import ban amid drought

21:32 EST

Papua New Guinea's prime minister Peter O'Neill says he may review a recent ban on importing Australian fruit and vegetables into the country.