North East Island Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|July 2015 Average||-||-|
|July 2015 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Jul 1987-2006 Average Total||1.7||1.5 day(s)|
|Jul 1987-2006 Wettest Total||8.2||1993|
|Jul 1987-2006 Wettest 24hr Total||6.0||4th 2001|
|Jul 1987-2006 Driest Total||0.0||1991|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1974-2007 Average Total||693.3||48.6 day(s)|
Arnhem, Northern Territory
Commenced 1971 / Closed 2014
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.