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Parkes Daily Summaries

October 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
October 2016 Average -   -      
Oct 1957-2011 Average 10.7   23.4      
Oct 1957-2011 Highest 22.2 31st 1990 37.7 21st 1988    
Oct 1957-2011 Lowest 1.0 28th 1998 9.7 17th 1974    
October 2016 Total         - 0 day(s)
Oct 1889-2011 Average Total         52.4 7.7 day(s)
Oct 1889-2011 Wettest Total         191.4 1950
Oct 1889-2011 Wettest 24hr Total         81.3 25th 1955
Oct 1889-2011 Driest Total         0.0 2002
Jan-Oct 2016 Total         - 0 day(s)
Jan-Oct 1889-2012 Average Total         482.7 73.8 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

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14:51 EDT

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