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McArthur River Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||30 16.7||-4.3||36.3||-1.5|
|Oct 1969-2014 Average||21.0||37.8|
|Oct 1969-2014 Highest||29.4||23rd 1987||43.7||24th 1987|
|Oct 1969-2014 Lowest||9.3||12th 1982||28.0||31st 2010|
|October 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1968-2014 Average Total||20.3||2.0 day(s)|
|Oct 1968-2014 Wettest Total||184.6||2001|
|Oct 1968-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||90.6||26th 2001|
|Oct 1968-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1974|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||365.4||41 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1968-2014 Average Total||619.5||46.3 day(s)|
Roper-McArthur, Northern Territory
Canberra's winemakers are hoping new weather stations will provide more reliable data for the region.
The heat currently affecting southeastern Australia is rare, not just for this time of year but even for summer, covering an unusually large area.
As South Australia continues to heat up in unseasonably hot weather, the Country Fire Service (CFS) has issued an extreme fire danger rating for the Mount Lofty Ranges and the state's lower south-east.