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Mt Read 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 - - - - 23.6  
Sun 02/08/2015 - - - - 0.2  
Mon 03/08/2015 - - - - 1.6  
August 2015 Average -   -      
Aug 1997-2014 Average 0.2   4.1      
Aug 1997-2014 Highest 7.4 31st 1999 12.5 30th 1999    
Aug 1997-2014 Lowest -5.0 11th 2005 -3.4 10th 2005    
August 2015 Total         14 25.4 3 day(s)
Aug 1997-2014 Average Total         378.3 22.8 day(s)
Aug 1997-2014 Wettest Total         514.4 2003
Aug 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         136.6 6th 2013
Aug 1997-2014 Driest Total         102.4 2004
Jan-Aug 2015 Total         2352.0 178 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1997-2014 Average Total         2469.2 179.2 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

West & Sth Coast, Tasmania
41.8444°S 145.5417°E 1120m AMSL
Commenced 1996
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Weather News

Tasmanian snow: Two men rescued from snowbound car in central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

00:44 EST

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