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Canterbury Rainfall Reports

August 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Tue 01/08/2017 5.8 24
Wed 02/08/2017 0.0 24
Thu 03/08/2017 1.4 24
Fri 04/08/2017 11.8 24
Sat 05/08/2017 0.0 24
Sun 06/08/2017 0.0 24
Mon 07/08/2017 0.0 24
Tue 08/08/2017 0.0 24
Wed 09/08/2017 0.0 24
Thu 10/08/2017 0.0 24
Fri 11/08/2017 0.0 24
Sat 12/08/2017 0.0 24
Sun 13/08/2017 0.0 24
Mon 14/08/2017 0.0 24
Tue 15/08/2017 0.0 24
Wed 16/08/2017 0.2 24
 
August 2017 Total 19.2 4 day(s)
August 1996-2016 Average Total 68.6 8.0 day(s)
August 1996-2016 Wettest Total 247.4 2014
August 1996-2016 Wettest 24hr Total 121.0 31st 1996
August 1996-2016 Driest Total 3.0 2005
 
Jan-Aug 2017 Total 681.4 76 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1996-2017 Average Total 709.5 89.3 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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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.

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CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
33.9057°S 151.1134°E 3m AMSL
Commenced 1995
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Climate change not the full story when it comes to above average winter temperatures

06:33 EST

Temperatures across southern Queensland and northern NSW have been up to 13 degrees Celsius above the August maximum on a number of days this week, and while climate change may the words on everyone's lips, it is not the whole story.

Damaging winds and flooding threaten South Australia

21:12 EST

It's going to be a windy 24 hours in South Australia as the second cold front of the week crosses the state's south.

Winter warmth strikes eastern states

18:07 EST

Parts of Queensland and New South Wales experienced their highest August temperature in eight years today.