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Leonora Daily Summaries

July 2017
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
 
July 2017 Average -   -      
Jul 1957-2013 Average 6.1   18.5      
Jul 1957-2013 Highest 17.3 24th 1988 28.9 31st 1969    
Jul 1957-2013 Lowest -1.7 12th 1969 10.0 11th 2011    
 
July 2017 Total         - 0 day(s)
Jul 1907-2016 Average Total         18.9 5.1 day(s)
Jul 1907-2016 Wettest Total         101.6 1980
Jul 1907-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         70.0 19th 1980
Jul 1907-2016 Driest Total         0.0 1937
 
Jan-Jul 2017 Total         140.6 7 day(s)
Jan-Jul 1898-2017 Average Total         173.6 29.0 day(s)
 
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Station Details

LEONORA
Goldfields, Western Australia
28.8878°S 121.3295°E 376m AMSL
Commenced 1898
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Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Irrigation lobbyists offered access to confidential government documents

07:05 EST

The top water bureaucrat in NSW, Gavin Hanlon, has been secretly recorded offering to confidentially share internal government information with irrigation lobbyists — documents he proposed to strip of government logos and share via a special Dropbox account — to assist their lobbying against the contentious Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Taxpayer-purchased water intended for rivers harvested by irrigators

07:04 EST

Billions of litres of water purchased by taxpayers to save Australia's inland rivers are instead being harvested by some irrigators to boost cotton-growing operations, in a policy failure that threatens to undermine the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Western Queensland drought leaves graziers facing more impossible choices

18:11 EST

For the first time in four years western Queensland sheep grazier Peter Clark has lambs in his flock, but as drought maintains its stranglehold on the region he may still be forced into another heart-wrenching stock reduction.