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Castlemaine 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 0.2 -3.4 9.8 -3.4 4.2  
Sun 02/08/2015 2.1 -1.5 - - 5.5  
 
August 2015 Average 47 1.2 -2.4 47 9.8 -3.4    
Aug 1966-2014 Average 3.6   13.2      
Aug 1966-2014 Highest 12.2 29th 2013 24.7 29th 1982    
Aug 1966-2014 Lowest -4.1 6th 1974 5.4 16th 1970    
 
August 2015 Total         9.7 2 day(s)
Aug 1966-2014 Average Total         66.3 16.1 day(s)
Aug 1966-2014 Wettest Total         139.4 1981
Aug 1966-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         38.4 7th 1978
Aug 1966-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1990
 
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         259.0 87 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1966-2014 Average Total         392.6 84.4 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
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Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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Station Details

CASTLEMAINE PRISON
North Central, Victoria
37.0809°S 144.2392°E 330m AMSL
Commenced 1966
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Weather News

I thought it was supposed to be winter?

16:29 EST

Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.