Nullarbor Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|July 2015 Total||59 0.4||2 day(s)|
|July 1928-2014 Average Total||28.3||10.7 day(s)|
|July 1928-2014 Wettest Total||99.5||1993|
|July 1928-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||42.0||1st 1990|
|July 1928-2014 Driest Total||3.8||1977|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||105.0||64 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1889-2014 Average Total||154.4||47.5 day(s)|
West Coast, South Australia
There have been a few hiccups along the way but the school garden at St Francis' Primary School in Hughenden continues to grow despite the on-going drought.
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.