Mt Gambier Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||8.7||+1.6||72 25.2||+7.3|
|Oct 1942-2014 Average||7.1||17.9|
|Oct 1942-2014 Highest||20.3||31st 1987||33.3||27th 1977|
|Oct 1942-2014 Lowest||-1.6||14th 1959||8.8||15th 1944|
|October 2015 Total||73 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1942-2014 Average Total||61.3||17.3 day(s)|
|Oct 1942-2014 Wettest Total||140.2||1975|
|Oct 1942-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||41.1||27th 1945|
|Oct 1942-2014 Driest Total||12.2||1969|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||473.8||155 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1942-2014 Average Total||626.8||165.8 day(s)|
Lower South East, South Australia
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.