Cloncurry Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|January 2017 Total||111.4||6 day(s)|
|January 1884-2009 Average Total||120.7||7.9 day(s)|
|January 1884-2009 Wettest Total||770.5||1974|
|January 1884-2009 Wettest 24hr Total||326.5||14th 1991|
|January 1884-2009 Driest Total||0.0||1985|
|Jan-Jan 2017 Total||111.4||6 day(s)|
|Jan-Jan 1884-2009 Average Total||120.7||7.9 day(s)|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.