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Rottnest Island 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 8 -4 15 -3 17.0  
Wed 02/08/2017 9 -3 15 -3 0.0  
Thu 03/08/2017 9.8 -2.6 18.1 +0.2 2.2  
Fri 04/08/2017 10.2 -2.2 16.1 -1.8 3.0  
Sat 05/08/2017 12.6 +0.2 18.2 +0.3 0.0  
Sun 06/08/2017 13.6 +1.2 19.3 +1.4 0.0  
Mon 07/08/2017 15.1 +2.7 19.1 +1.2 0.0  
Tue 08/08/2017 15.7 +3.3 20.2 +2.3 5.6  
Wed 09/08/2017 9.7 -2.7 14.6 -3.3 25 34.6  
Thu 10/08/2017 9.9 -2.5 16.3 -1.6 1.6  
Fri 11/08/2017 12.0 -0.4 17.6 -0.3 0.6  
Sat 12/08/2017 13.5 +1.1 19.4 +1.5 10.6  
Sun 13/08/2017 14.6 +2.2 19 +1 1.0  
Mon 14/08/2017 14 +2 17 -1 8.2  
Tue 15/08/2017 - - 17 -1 2.4  
Wed 16/08/2017 11 -1 17 -1 4.6  
 
August 2017 Average 11.9 -0.5 17.4 -0.5    
Aug 1986-2016 Average 12.4   17.9      
Aug 1986-2016 Highest 18.0 26th 1994 25.3 15th 2015    
Aug 1986-2016 Lowest 6.1 10th 1991 12.4 28th 2004    
 
August 2017 Total         91.4 12 day(s)
Aug 1985-2016 Average Total         88.5 16.7 day(s)
Aug 1985-2016 Wettest Total         126.2 1986
Aug 1985-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         27.2 12th 2010
Aug 1985-2016 Driest Total         31.8 1985
 
Jan-Aug 2017 Total         401.8 71 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1983-2017 Average Total         472.3 76.1 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.

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ROTTNEST ISLAND
Lower West, Western Australia
32.0069°S 115.5022°E 43m AMSL
Commenced 1983
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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.