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Sheffield 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 4.7 +0.8 7.8 -3.9 11.0  
Sun 02/08/2015 1.7 -2.2 7.8 -3.9 0.2  
Mon 03/08/2015 -0.8 -4.7 5 -7 10.2  
 
August 2015 Average 17 1.9 -2.0 17 6.9 -4.8    
Aug 1997-2014 Average 3.9   11.7      
Aug 1997-2014 Highest 11.0 29th 1999 17.7 24th 2005    
Aug 1997-2014 Lowest -2.4 21st 2013 5.0 20th 2001    
 
August 2015 Total         17 21.4 3 day(s)
Aug 1997-2014 Average Total         133.2 17.6 day(s)
Aug 1997-2014 Wettest Total         309.6 2013
Aug 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         62.4 31st 2005
Aug 1997-2014 Driest Total         26.0 2002
 
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         501.6 94 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1997-2014 Average Total         685.6 103.2 day(s)
 
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Station Details

SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
Northwest Coast, Tasmania
41.3886°S 146.3219°E 294m AMSL
Commenced 1996
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Weather News

Tasmanian snow: Rescue effort underway to reach couple trapped in snowy central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

18:20 EST

A Tasmanian rescue helicopter has abandoned plans to winch out a couple trapped with their car in Mount Field national park after heavy snowfall in the state.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

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.