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Weipa Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||23 23.0||-1.2||23 37.8||+3.9|
|Dec 1992-2014 Average||24.2||33.9|
|Dec 1992-2014 Highest||28.5||7th 2002||38.7||4th 1996|
|Dec 1992-2014 Lowest||20.7||7th 1998||25.6||27th 1992|
|December 2016 Total||22 0.2||1 day(s)|
|Dec 1992-2014 Average Total||273.8||17.7 day(s)|
|Dec 1992-2014 Wettest Total||876.0||1992|
|Dec 1992-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||136.0||29th 1992|
|Dec 1992-2014 Driest Total||59.2||2013|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||926.2||106 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1992-2014 Average Total||2002.6||123.5 day(s)|
The drought in outback Queensland has forced a family to sell the sheep property they have called home for almost 100 years.
Photographs of weather phenomena around Australia, some of them capturing rare events, have been chosen for the 2017 Australian Weather Calendar.
While most Queenslanders sheltered inside during the past week of severe storms, a breed of professional photographers known as storm chasers were outside, braving the danger to get the best possible shot.