Parkes Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||4.0||+1.6||16.3||+0.2|
|Aug 1998-2014 Average||2.4||16.1|
|Aug 1998-2014 Highest||15.0||24th 2009||25.0||30th 2007|
|Aug 1998-2014 Lowest||-6.0||3rd 1999||6.0||11th 2008|
|August 2015 Total||26 0.2||1 day(s)|
|Aug 1942-2014 Average Total||45.1||10.4 day(s)|
|Aug 1942-2014 Wettest Total||89.2||1973|
|Aug 1942-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||43.2||18th 2011|
|Aug 1942-2014 Driest Total||9.6||2006|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||273.2||74 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1942-2014 Average Total||405.1||65.5 day(s)|
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.