Parkes Ap Rainfall Reports

August 2020
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sat 01/08/2020 0.0 24
Sun 02/08/2020 0.2 24
Mon 03/08/2020 0.0 24
Tue 04/08/2020 0.2 24
Wed 05/08/2020 0.0 24
Thu 06/08/2020 0.2 24
Fri 07/08/2020 9.8 24
Sat 08/08/2020 6.2 24
Sun 09/08/2020 0.8 24
Mon 10/08/2020 4.6 24
Tue 11/08/2020 0.0 24
Wed 12/08/2020 0.2 24
Thu 13/08/2020 2.6 24
Fri 14/08/2020 0.2 24
Sat 15/08/2020 13.8 24
 
August 2020 Total 38.8 11 day(s)
August 1942-2016 Average Total 46.1 10.7 day(s)
August 1942-2016 Wettest Total 89.2 1973
August 1942-2016 Wettest 24hr Total 43.2 18th 2011
August 1942-2016 Driest Total 9.6 2006
 
Jan-Aug 2020 Total 577.4 82 day(s)
Jan-Aug 1942-2017 Average Total 406.5 67.0 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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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

PARKES AIRPORT AWS
CW Slopes Plains, New South Wales ACT
33.1281°S 148.2428°E 323m AMSL
Commenced 1941
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Weather News

Wild days for southwestern WA

15:50 EST

Western and southwestern WA is in for another wild couple of days as a frontal system crosses the region over the next 48 hours.

Wettest August in years for far western NSW

11:08 EST

After widespread falls last week, another rain band swept much of NSW during Friday, making monthly totals already exceed the average in some places.   Bourke and Cobar collected 13mm from this last rain event, which makes the total rainfall so far this month exceed 30 and 40mm, respectively.