Maitland Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|July 2015 Total||108 4.0||3 day(s)|
|July 1884-2014 Average Total||65.5||15.2 day(s)|
|July 1884-2014 Wettest Total||147.9||1916|
|July 1884-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||49.0||18th 1916|
|July 1884-2014 Driest Total||12.5||1924|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||179.9||49 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1879-2014 Average Total||301.5||62.2 day(s)|
Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
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.
Canberra has chilled below freezing every morning this month, and a few days have been quite cold as well.
Over the last week, much of the southeast has been treated to cold, cloud-free nights with light winds.