Ali Curung Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||-||-|
|Oct 1988-2013 Average||18.6||35.1|
|Oct 1988-2013 Highest||28.6||26th 1989||42.1||18th 2002|
|Oct 1988-2013 Lowest||7.3||1st 2002||18.8||4th 1997|
|October 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1967-2013 Average Total||22.1||3.5 day(s)|
|Oct 1967-2013 Wettest Total||122.2||2005|
|Oct 1967-2013 Wettest 24hr Total||62.9||21st 2005|
|Oct 1967-2013 Driest Total||0.0||1971|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||16.4||3 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1967-2014 Average Total||301.8||30.4 day(s)|
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.