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Mid North Monthly Summaries

August 2018
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
4.3 -0.1 13.5 -0.7 60.2 89
5.2 -0.1 13.9 -0.5 42.2 77
5.3 -0.3 15.5 -0.4 55.6 99
5.8 +0.6 15.8 -0.7 54.4 116
5.1 +0.8 16.2 -0.6 35.0 82
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.
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Mud racing event near Rockhampton unlikely victim of Queensland drought

06:16 EST

It looks dirty — yet a unique outback car race held in central Queensland is battling a lack of gooey mud and might be called off due to dry conditions.

Seasonal workers flock west as drought shrinks number of casual jobs in the eastern states

06:12 EST

Western Australian farmers could be set for an influx of international seasonal workers as the drought over east forces a scale back of the casual farm workforce.

Potential for spontaneously combusting hay bales on the rise

06:10 EST

The potential for hay bales spontaneously combusting is on the rise as more fodder is transported into drought-stricken communities in rural Australia.