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Parkes Daily Summaries

August 2015
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
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)
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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

Grantham flood inquiry: Three people missing after 2011 deluge in Queensland never found, commission hears

19:04 EST

Three people who went missing during the deadly 2011 Grantham flood have never been found, an inquiry in Queensland has heard.

Ten people stranded in heavy snow rescued by helicopter from Tasmania's Mount Field national park

18:53 EST

Emergency workers have launched another rescue operation for people stranded in heavy snow, this time for 10 people snowed in at Lake Dobson in Mount Field National Park, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart.

Drought concessional loan scheme to be re-opened within days, says Federal Government drought coordinator

16:30 EST

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.