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Orford Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|August 2015 Average||3.2||-1.1||12.4||-1.6|
|Aug 1968-2014 Average||4.3||14.0|
|Aug 1968-2014 Highest||11.6||7th 2009||22.6||26th 1977|
|Aug 1968-2014 Lowest||-2.9||2nd 2004||5.4||4th 1974|
|August 2015 Total||61 2.4||1 day(s)|
|Aug 1951-2014 Average Total||61.7||13.8 day(s)|
|Aug 1951-2014 Wettest Total||187.5||1958|
|Aug 1951-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||83.6||17th 1970|
|Aug 1951-2014 Driest Total||5.6||1982|
|Jan-Aug 2015 Total||327.3||77 day(s)|
|Jan-Aug 1951-2014 Average Total||424.4||93.4 day(s)|
East Coast, Tasmania
Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.
With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.
A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.