Cape Wessel Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|October 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|October 1987-2005 Average Total||9.1||2.8 day(s)|
|October 1987-2005 Wettest Total||77.8||1999|
|October 1987-2005 Wettest 24hr Total||25.0||26th 1999|
|October 1987-2005 Driest Total||0.0||1990|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||1370.0||120 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1974-2006 Average Total||995.0||85.8 day(s)|
Arnhem, Northern Territory
The heat currently affecting southeastern Australia is rare, covering an unusually large area, not just for this time of year but even for summer.
As South Australia continues to heat up in unseasonably hot weather, the Country Fire Service (CFS) has issued an extreme fire danger rating for the Mount Lofty Ranges and the state's lower south-east.
A Western Queensland grazier who has overcome depression says he will not allow the current drought to drag him back into the dark days of negative thinking.