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Cape Wessel Rainfall Reports

December 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Thu 01/12/2016 0.0 24
Fri 02/12/2016 0.0 24
December 2016 Total 17 0.0 0 day(s)
December 1987-2005 Average Total 125.9 11.2 day(s)
December 1987-2005 Wettest Total 419.4 1996
December 1987-2005 Wettest 24hr Total 66.0 21st 2003
December 1987-2005 Driest Total 1.6 1994
Jan-Dec 2016 Total 887.2 100 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1974-2006 Average Total 1155.9 100.9 day(s)
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

Station Details

Arnhem, Northern Territory
11.0047°S 136.7586°E 18m AMSL
Commenced 1968
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Heatwave to scorch Queensland 'well into next week', BOM warns

18:22 EDT

Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.

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17:26 EDT

Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.

Extreme heatwave sparks total fire ban in NSW

16:01 EDT

The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".