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Cape Sorell Rainfall Reports

August 2015
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sat 01/08/2015 13.6 24
Sun 02/08/2015 2.2 24
Mon 03/08/2015 9.0 24
Tue 04/08/2015 2.4 24
Wed 05/08/2015 7.2 24
August 2015 Total 89 34.4 5 day(s)
August 1901-2014 Average Total 147.5 23.8 day(s)
August 1901-2014 Wettest Total 288.1 1945
August 1901-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 43.7 23rd 1909
August 1901-2014 Driest Total 53.0 2011
Jan-Aug 2015 Total 549.6 141 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1901-2014 Average Total 900.7 156.4 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

West & Sth Coast, Tasmania
42.1986°S 145.1700°E 19m AMSL
Commenced 1899
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Weather News

Tasmania's snowy cold snap revives fortunes of Ben Lomond ski field

16:31 EST

Tasmania's cold snap is providing a remarkable turnaround for the prospects of the Ben Lomond ski field east of Launceston.

Grantham floods inquiry hears Queensland Police could not fully investigate flood-related deaths

16:28 EST

The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.

Maatsuyker Island power cut: Parks staff to assess damage after lightning strike

16:22 EST

Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.