Cygnet Bay Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||24 17.8||-3.6||34.9||+0.7|
|Oct 1985-2014 Average||21.4||34.2|
|Oct 1985-2014 Highest||28.4||22nd 1988||40.0||22nd 2006|
|Oct 1985-2014 Lowest||13.5||2nd 2009||29.5||23rd 1986|
|October 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1964-2014 Average Total||1.5||0.5 day(s)|
|Oct 1964-2014 Wettest Total||25.0||1979|
|Oct 1964-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||25.0||26th 1979|
|Oct 1964-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1964|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||788.6||34 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1964-2014 Average Total||734.5||37.0 day(s)|
Kimberley, Western 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.