Giles Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||24.2||+2.3||59 40.7||+4.9|
|Dec 1956-2014 Average||21.9||35.8|
|Dec 1956-2014 Highest||31.4||31st 2010||45.1||5th 2014|
|Dec 1956-2014 Lowest||9.5||2nd 1966||16.7||1st 1966|
|December 2016 Total||59 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Dec 1956-2014 Average Total||45.7||6.7 day(s)|
|Dec 1956-2014 Wettest Total||327.4||2001|
|Dec 1956-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||121.2||9th 2001|
|Dec 1956-2014 Driest Total||0.8||1961|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||406.8||55 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1956-2014 Average Total||287.4||47.4 day(s)|
Interior, Western Australia
Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".