Canterbury Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||18 4.4||-2.1||18 21.2||+2.2|
|Aug 1996-2014 Average||6.5||19.0|
|Aug 1996-2014 Highest||17.4||12th 2002||29.0||23rd 2012|
|Aug 1996-2014 Lowest||0.3||21st 1996||11.3||19th 1996|
|August 2015 Total||18 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Aug 1996-2014 Average Total||65.2||7.9 day(s)|
|Aug 1996-2014 Wettest Total||247.4||2014|
|Aug 1996-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||121.0||31st 1996|
|Aug 1996-2014 Driest Total||3.0||2005|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||861.6||108 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1996-2014 Average Total||678.8||88.0 day(s)|
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
Two men stranded with their car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, for nearly 24 hours 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.