Casey station breaks snowfall record

Casey station after a heavy dump of snow
Casey station after a heavy dump of snow. (Photo: Tod Iolovski)
Tod Iolovski walking to work Casey expeditioner, Gary Bolitho, taking a break

Australia's Casey station has experienced its biggest daily snowfall total since records began in 1969.

Overnight this week the station received 34.2 mm rainfall equivalent of snow (10 mm snow melts down to 1 mm rain), breaking the previous April daily record of 20.6 mm.

The average monthly snowfall for April at Casey is 18.9 mm.