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Sydney 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 9.4 +0.4 22.3 +4.5 0.0  
Sun 02/08/2015 14.3 +5.3 24.7 +6.9 0.0  
Mon 03/08/2015 8.4 -0.6 19 +1 0.0  
 
August 2015 Average 10.7 +1.7 155 22.0 +4.2    
Aug 1859-2014 Average 9.0   17.8      
Aug 1859-2014 Highest 19.7 30th 1885 31.3 26th 1995    
Aug 1859-2014 Lowest 2.7 5th 1862 9.1 9th 1872    
 
August 2015 Total         0.0 0 day(s)
Aug 1858-2014 Average Total         80.7 10.4 day(s)
Aug 1858-2014 Wettest Total         482.6 1998
Aug 1858-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         327.6 6th 1986
Aug 1858-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1995
 
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         924.2 109 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1858-2014 Average Total         905.9 98.7 day(s)
 
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SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
33.8607°S 151.2050°E 39m AMSL
Commenced 1858
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Tasmanian snow: Rescue effort underway to reach couple trapped in snowy central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

18:20 EST

A Tasmanian rescue helicopter has abandoned plans to winch out a couple trapped with their car in Mount Field national park after heavy snowfall in the state.

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.