Temperature and Rainfall

Month of August

August Annual
Temperature (°C) Years 1887 to date
Maximum Temperatures
Mean Maximum Temperature 21.8 25.5
Highest temperature 35.4 43.2
Date of highest temperature 24 Aug 2009 26 Jan 1940
Lowest maximum temperature 10.2 10.2
Date of lowest maximum temperature 12 Aug 1954 12 Aug 1954
Minimum Temperatures
Mean Minimum Temperature 10.3 15.7
Lowest temperature 2.7 2.3
Date of lowest temperature 13 Aug 1964 2 Jul 1896
Highest minimum temperature 17.8 28.0
Date of highest minimum temperature 13 Aug 1950 29 Jan 1940
Rainfall (mm) Years 1841 to date
Daily Records
Highest daily rainfall 124.2 465.1
Date of highest daily rainfall 12 Aug 1887 21 Jan 1887
Monthly Records
Mean Rainfall
Total Mean Rainfall to end of August
45.5
779.4
1130.2
Highest rainfall 372.7 2242.4
Date of highest rainfall 1879 1893
Lowest rainfall 0.0 411.5
Date of lowest rainfall 1991 1902
Source: Commonwealth of Australia, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533 532)