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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 1.6 24
Tue 04/08/2015 0.0 24
Wed 05/08/2015 13 24
August 2015 Total 14 38.4 4 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 2365.0 179 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.

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West & Sth Coast, Tasmania
41.8444°S 145.5417°E 1120m AMSL
Commenced 1996
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City crowd kick their heels up in drought-stricken Queensland fundraising effort

10:00 EST

Chartering flights to outback races and getting city folk to enjoy some bush hospitality is one innovative approach to fundraising being adopted by a community group in parched western Queensland.

Police caution drivers as snow covers Tasmania again

09:33 EST

Tasmanian Police are urging drivers to be selective about where they travel today, with snow falling again to about 100 metres in the state's south and 400 metres in the north.

Weather bureau to hold public meeting in Tennant Creek over radar closure

09:32 EST

The Federal Government decision to shut down the Barkly region weather radar station has led to a public meeting due to be held tomorrow at 5pm in Tennant Creek.