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Mt Read Rainfall Reports

August 2015
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sat 01/08/2015 23.6 24
Sun 02/08/2015 0.2 24
Mon 03/08/2015 2 24
August 2015 Total 14 25.8 3 day(s)
August 1997-2014 Average Total 378.3 22.8 day(s)
August 1997-2014 Wettest Total 514.4 2003
August 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 136.6 6th 2013
August 1997-2014 Driest Total 102.4 2004
Jan-Aug 2015 Total 2352.4 178 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1997-2014 Average Total 2469.2 179.2 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
41.8444°S 145.5417°E 1120m AMSL
Commenced 1996
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Snow settles on Hobart's beaches as falls force closure of roads and schools

08:53 EST

Snow has fallen on Hobart's beaches, central business district and across the state, prompting the closure of many roads and schools.

I thought it was supposed to be winter?

16:29 EST

Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

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.