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Parkes Daily Summaries

February 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
 
February 2016 Average -   -      
Feb 1957-2012 Average 17.9   31.4      
Feb 1957-2012 Highest 29.5 7th 2009 45.5 21st 2004    
Feb 1957-2012 Lowest 6.0 23rd 1993 16.0 21st 1993    
 
February 2016 Total         - 0 day(s)
Feb 1890-2012 Average Total         48.6 5.4 day(s)
Feb 1890-2012 Wettest Total         218.3 1959
Feb 1890-2012 Wettest 24hr Total         100.8 19th 1959
Feb 1890-2012 Driest Total         0.0 1892
 
Jan-Feb 2016 Total         - 0 day(s)
Jan-Feb 1890-2012 Average Total         105.5 11.2 day(s)
 
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Station Details

PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET)
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

Heavy hailstorms hit Queanbeyan and south Canberra

19:06 EDT

Backyards in Queanbeyan and parts of Canberra have been covered with "golf-ball sized" hailstones and the roof of a supermarket has partially collapsed after a storm hit the region.

Drought scheme helping western Qld contractors secure work raises $90,000

18:36 EDT

A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.

Clearest skies since spring fine-tune rare planet event

15:51 EDT

Much of southeastern Australia is experiencing its sunniest week since spring and skies have been staying clear at night, effectively giving planet gazers a fine-tuned view of a rare feature.