McArthur River Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|December 2015 Total||42 14.6||1 day(s)|
|December 1968-2014 Average Total||129.9||9.7 day(s)|
|December 1968-2014 Wettest Total||435.2||2000|
|December 1968-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||122.4||23rd 2003|
|December 1968-2014 Driest Total||22.4||1979|
|Jan-Dec 2015 Total||397.6||47 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1968-2014 Average Total||811.6||61.7 day(s)|
Roper-McArthur, Northern Territory
The old saying is that you know it is hot when birds start falling out of the sky.
El Nino reared its head this spring, delivering a scorcher to New South Wales.
Record prices, new export markets and rain â?? from the Tanami Desert to the Roper Gulf, and Daly Waters to the MacDonnell Ranges, four Northern Territory pastoralists have shared the ups and downs of 2015 with ABC Rural.