Dubbo's chilly top temperature on Tuesday nudged the 29-year record for the lowest maximum temperature in the city during the month of August.
The maximum temperature in the city was 9 degrees Celsius, 0.4 degrees below the record 8.6 degrees held by August 11, 2008.
On Tuesday the temperature rose a mere 1.8 degrees from an above-average minimum temperature of 7.2 degrees.
The average minimum and maximum temperature at Dubbo during August are 3.1 degrees and 17.5 degrees.
On Wednesday, 34 millimetres (mm) of rain had fallen at Dubbo this month, just 0.3 below average rainfall.
On Monday 28.8mm of rain was recorded at the airport and Tuesday 0.2mm.
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