Cairns Ap Daily Summaries

August 2020
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Sat 01/08/2020 19.5 +2.1 23.5 -3.1 0.0  
Sun 02/08/2020 18.3 +0.9 25.0 -1.6 2.4  
Mon 03/08/2020 18.7 +1.3 25.8 -0.8 3.2  
Tue 04/08/2020 16.0 -1.4 28.0 +1.4 0.2  
Wed 05/08/2020 16.3 -1.1 28.3 +1.7 0.0  
Thu 06/08/2020 19.2 +1.8 28.0 +1.4 0.0  
Fri 07/08/2020 19.6 +2.2 28.7 +2.1 0.0  
Sat 08/08/2020 22.4 +5.0 25.0 -1.6 0.0  
 
August 2020 Average 18.8 +1.4 26.5 -0.1    
Aug 1943-2016 Average 17.4   26.6      
Aug 1943-2016 Highest 23.7 13th 1986 31.4 29th 2000    
Aug 1943-2016 Lowest 7.8 7th 1953 18.7 8th 1970    
 
August 2020 Total         5.8 3 day(s)
Aug 1943-2016 Average Total         26.9 7.9 day(s)
Aug 1943-2016 Wettest Total         140.2 1995
Aug 1943-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         63.2 6th 1947
Aug 1943-2016 Driest Total         0.0 1990
 
Jan-Aug 2020 Total         1242.0 109 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1943-2017 Average Total         1644.8 114.8 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

CAIRNS AERO
Nth Cst Tableland, Queensland
16.8736°S 145.7458°E 2m AMSL
Commenced 1941
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Weather News

Flash flooding tipped as a powerful cold front and cloud band head for WA

18:12 EST

Western Australia is set to be drenched from Sunday as a powerful cold front combines with a cloud band to produce thunderstorms and heavy falls which could lead to flash flooding.

Snow falls over Flinders Ranges, creating alpine scenes in South Australia's north

15:16 EST

Snow has fallen across parts of South Australia including as far north as the upper Flinders Ranges, transforming the usually parched landscape into a scene likened to the North Pole.