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Ararat Daily Summaries

August 2017
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Tue 01/08/2017 -2 -6 17 +4 0.0  
Wed 02/08/2017 0 -4 15 +2 0.0  
Thu 03/08/2017 0.3 -3.6 8.5 -4.5 0.0  
Fri 04/08/2017 3.0 -0.9 10.5 -2.5 4.0  
Sat 05/08/2017 4.6 +0.7 10.5 -2.5 6.6  
Sun 06/08/2017 4.2 +0.3 11.5 -1.5 16.6  
Mon 07/08/2017 3.6 -0.3 11.5 -1.5 13.0  
Tue 08/08/2017 2.2 -1.7 15.0 +2.0 0.0  
Wed 09/08/2017 5.3 +1.4 14.0 +1.0 0.0  
Thu 10/08/2017 7.5 +3.6 16.5 +3.5 0.0  
Fri 11/08/2017 5.0 +1.1 14.6 +1.6 0.4  
Sat 12/08/2017 7.8 +3.9 15.0 +2.0 3.4  
Sun 13/08/2017 5.5 +1.6 18 +5 1.0  
Mon 14/08/2017 8 +4 21 +8 0.0  
Tue 15/08/2017 - - 15 +2 1.0  
Wed 16/08/2017 9 +5 15 +2 6.0  
Thu 17/08/2017 7 +3 - - 15  
 
August 2017 Average 4.4 +0.5 14.3 +1.3    
Aug 1969-2016 Average 3.9   13.0      
Aug 1969-2016 Highest 12.5 31st 1999 24.5 29th 1982    
Aug 1969-2016 Lowest -6.2 5th 1997 6.2 6th 1974    
 
August 2017 Total         67.0 10 day(s)
Aug 1969-2016 Average Total         68.1 18.1 day(s)
Aug 1969-2016 Wettest Total         152.0 2010
Aug 1969-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         38.1 28th 1969
Aug 1969-2016 Driest Total         12.1 1982
 
Jan-Aug 2017 Total         349.2 73 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1969-2017 Average Total         384.6 99.6 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the warmest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
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.

Station Details

ARARAT PRISON
South West, Victoria
37.2769°S 142.9786°E 295m AMSL
Commenced 1969
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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.