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Karnet Rainfall Reports

August 2015
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sat 01/08/2015 4.6 24
August 2015 Total 50 4.6 1 day(s)
August 1964-2014 Average Total 188.8 18.5 day(s)
August 1964-2014 Wettest Total 294.1 1964
August 1964-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 116.8 4th 1964
August 1964-2014 Driest Total 34.0 2008
Jan-Aug 2015 Total 491.5 65 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1964-2014 Average Total 886.2 88.1 day(s)
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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

Lower West, Western Australia
32.4389°S 116.0789°E 286m AMSL
Commenced 1963
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