Upper Derwent Monthly Summaries
||Mean min||Anomaly||Mean max||Anomaly||Total rain||Percent of mean|
|7.4||+1.6||52 25.9||+8.3||108 1.6||3|
|17 9.0||+3.7||17 25.0||+7.3||16 0.6||1|
Cooler weather conditions have slowed a bushfire burning through bushland on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
It is the last day of a heat spell that has baked New South Wales, and like cinema choc-tops, records continue to melt.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.