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North East Island Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||-||-|
|December 2016 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Dec 1987-2005 Average Total||76.8||6.1 day(s)|
|Dec 1987-2005 Wettest Total||283.0||1993|
|Dec 1987-2005 Wettest 24hr Total||94.0||12th 1993|
|Dec 1987-2005 Driest Total||0.0||1996|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1974-2007 Average Total||842.5||59.9 day(s)|
Arnhem, Northern Territory
Commenced 1971 / Closed 2014
South-east Queensland residents woke to loud cracks of thunder early this morning, as a band of storms moved across the region, delivering almost 10,000 lightning strikes.
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.