Troughton Island Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|October 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|October 1956-2014 Average Total||2.8||0.5 day(s)|
|October 1956-2014 Wettest Total||56.4||2010|
|October 1956-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||19.2||14th 2010|
|October 1956-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1956|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||360.4||35 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1956-2014 Average Total||712.4||47.3 day(s)|
Kimberley, Western Australia
A well known Queensland stud cattle breeder says years of drought and the changing climate is why his family sold its Queensland property and relocated half their herd to King Island.
Farmers across of Australia have been forced to cut areas of their cereal crops for wheaten hay, despite the product's lack of appeal on international markets.
Parts of coastal QLD received their heaviest October rain in five years.