Parkes Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|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)|
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
Commenced 1889 / Closed 2012
Grantham flood inquiry: Three people missing after 2011 deluge in Queensland never found, commission hears
Three people who went missing during the deadly 2011 Grantham flood have never been found, an inquiry in Queensland has heard.
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Drought concessional loan scheme to be re-opened within days, says Federal Government drought coordinator
A new "drought coordinator" working on the border of Victoria and South Australia, says the next round of drought concessional loans will be opened within days and funding boosts will be announced for a list of service providers.