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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 0.2  
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)
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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
33.1281°S 148.2428°E 323m AMSL
Commenced 1941
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Weather News

Tasmanian snow: Two men rescued from snowbound car in central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

00:44 EST

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.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

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.