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Smithton Ap 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 5 +0 - - 9  
August 2015 Average 5.0 -0.4 -      
Aug 1997-2014 Average 5.4   13.7      
Aug 1997-2014 Highest 13.0 30th 2005 18.5 31st 2006    
Aug 1997-2014 Lowest -2.2 7th 2010 7.5 10th 2005    
August 2015 Total         17 9.0 1 day(s)
Aug 1997-2014 Average Total         125.3 23.4 day(s)
Aug 1997-2014 Wettest Total         286.6 2013
Aug 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         38.0 10th 2001
Aug 1997-2014 Driest Total         50.0 2006
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         507.0 126 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1997-2014 Average Total         600.8 135.2 day(s)
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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

Northwest Coast, Tasmania
40.8347°S 145.0847°E 8m AMSL
Commenced 1996
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July wrap up around the grounds

16:19 EST

The month of July was quite dynamic across the nation, with some particularly strong cold fronts which delivered low level snow as far north as the Border Ranges, and spells of prolonged dry and warm conditions, particularly along the east coast.

Widespread rain to quench thirsty West Australian crops

16:02 EST

Widespread, drenching rain across many parts of Western Australia's agricultural region, brings a smile to the faces of local farmers.

The Photo Fence: Artists capture Darwin homeowners' love affair with high fences

15:20 EST

Some encase Darwin's homes in a gnarled mesh vestige while others stand like spiked watchmen separating the street from those living inside.