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Parkes Daily Summaries

August 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
August 2016 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 2016 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 2016 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

Green grass and livestock returning but drought not over in Queensland

18:00 EST

After record-breaking winter rainfall, parts of drought ravaged Queensland are starting to see sheep and cattle return.

Squally Weekend for parts of WA

12:02 EST

The start of this week has been dominated by dry and settled weather for the majority of Western Australia, but as we look forward to the end of the working week, conditions are set to deteriorate.

Eastern soaking under way

11:44 EST

A major winter rain event has begun and will continue across eastern states during the next two days.