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Parkes Daily Summaries

April 2017
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
April 2017 Average -   -      
Apr 1957-2012 Average 11.3   23.8      
Apr 1957-2012 Highest 21.0 11th 1983 35.4 4th 1986    
Apr 1957-2012 Lowest 0.5 22nd 2006 10.8 12th 1994    
April 2017 Total         - 0 day(s)
Apr 1890-2012 Average Total         41.5 5.3 day(s)
Apr 1890-2012 Wettest Total         299.0 1990
Apr 1890-2012 Wettest 24hr Total         68.6 2nd 1959
Apr 1890-2012 Driest Total         0.0 1897
Jan-Apr 2017 Total         - 0 day(s)
Jan-Apr 1890-2012 Average Total         194.6 22.0 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

Freezing nights to come for Canberra

15:06 EST

Night-time temperatures will drop well below average in the Capital from Wednesday.

Warm oceans fuelling late end to big wet season

14:26 EST

Warmer-than-normal oceans have contributed to a late end to a big wet season across the southern hemisphere.

Great Barrier Reef: Making clouds brighter could help to curb coral bleaching, scientists say

14:21 EST

Marine scientists have upped the ante in their fight to save the Great Barrier Reef from the devastating effects of coral bleaching.