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Parkes Ap 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
Sat 01/08/2015 2.5 +0.1 17.3 +1.2 0.0  
Sun 02/08/2015 10.4 +8.0 19.6 +3.5 0.0  
Mon 03/08/2015 -1.0 -3.4 12.4 -3.7 0.2  
Tue 04/08/2015 -0.2 -2.6 8.6 -7.5 0.0  
Wed 05/08/2015 2.8 +0.4 11 -5 0.0  
 
August 2015 Average 2.9 +0.5 13.8 -2.3    
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)
 
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Station Details

PARKES AIRPORT AWS
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
33.1281°S 148.2428°E 323m AMSL
Commenced 1941
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Tasmania's snowy cold snap revives fortunes of Ben Lomond ski field

16:31 EST

Tasmania's cold snap is providing a remarkable turnaround for the prospects of the Ben Lomond ski field east of Launceston.

Grantham floods inquiry hears Queensland Police could not fully investigate flood-related deaths

16:28 EST

The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.

Maatsuyker Island power cut: Parks staff to assess damage after lightning strike

16:22 EST

Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.