Newcastle 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 5.0 -3.0 18.5 -1.2 0.2  
Sun 02/08/2020 5.4 -2.6 20.6 +0.9 0.0  
Mon 03/08/2020 5.8 -2.2 21.1 +1.4 0.2  
Tue 04/08/2020 7.2 -0.8 22.2 +2.5 0.0  
Wed 05/08/2020 4.0 -4.0 16.2 -3.5 0.0  
Thu 06/08/2020 4.0 -4.0 - - 0.0  
Fri 07/08/2020 6.8 -1.2 - - 0.0  
 
August 2020 Average 17 5.5 -2.5 19.7 +0.0    
Aug 1998-2016 Average 8.0   19.7      
Aug 1998-2016 Highest 15.2 31st 2005 30.5 23rd 2012    
Aug 1998-2016 Lowest 0.0 15th 2016 13.3 16th 2004    
 
August 2020 Total         0.4 2 day(s)
Aug 1998-2016 Average Total         59.2 9.2 day(s)
Aug 1998-2016 Wettest Total         186.5 1998
Aug 1998-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         71.0 18th 2004
Aug 1998-2016 Driest Total         0.4 2005
 
Jan-Aug 2020 Total         938.8 90 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1998-2017 Average Total         818.6 90.1 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

NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
Hunter, New South Wales ACT
32.8906°S 151.7068°E 21m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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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.