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Papunya Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|January 2017 Average||-||-|
|Jan 2002-2012 Average||22.8||38.0|
|Jan 2002-2012 Highest||31.6||28th 2011||44.5||20th 2004|
|Jan 2002-2012 Lowest||15.2||23rd 2002||22.0||10th 2012|
|January 2017 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Jan 1958-2012 Average Total||46.9||4.8 day(s)|
|Jan 1958-2012 Wettest Total||383.7||1974|
|Jan 1958-2012 Wettest 24hr Total||73.4||8th 2010|
|Jan 1958-2012 Driest Total||0.0||1965|
|Jan-Jan 2017 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Jan-Jan 1958-2012 Average Total||46.9||4.8 day(s)|
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.