Maitland Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||32 10.3||-3.6||25.8||-0.6|
|Dec 1957-2014 Average||13.9||26.4|
|Dec 1957-2014 Highest||28.2||9th 2006||42.9||19th 2013|
|Dec 1957-2014 Lowest||6.5||19th 1967||13.3||1st 1966|
|December 2016 Total||8.2||2 day(s)|
|Dec 1884-2014 Average Total||23.7||5.2 day(s)|
|Dec 1884-2014 Wettest Total||88.2||1946|
|Dec 1884-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||68.1||25th 1946|
|Dec 1884-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1897|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||696.5||116 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1879-2014 Average Total||504.4||110.1 day(s)|
Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
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.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.