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Orford Rainfall Reports

August 2015
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sat 01/08/2015 2.4 24
Sun 02/08/2015 0.0 24
Mon 03/08/2015 6.8 24
August 2015 Total 9.2 2 day(s)
August 1951-2014 Average Total 61.7 13.8 day(s)
August 1951-2014 Wettest Total 187.5 1958
August 1951-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 83.6 17th 1970
August 1951-2014 Driest Total 5.6 1982
Jan-Aug 2015 Total 334.1 78 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1951-2014 Average Total 424.4 93.4 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

East Coast, Tasmania
42.5519°S 147.8753°E 14m AMSL
Commenced 1951
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Tasmanian snow: Two men rescued from snowbound car in central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

20:13 EST

Two men stranded with their car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, for nearly 24 hours have been rescued.

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.