Cairns Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||22.1||-1.3||32.9||+1.4|
|Dec 1942-2014 Average||23.4||31.5|
|Dec 1942-2014 Highest||27.9||19th 1995||40.5||20th 1995|
|Dec 1942-2014 Lowest||17.1||13th 1972||23.9||17th 1942|
|December 2016 Total||73 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Dec 1942-2014 Average Total||175.9||13.8 day(s)|
|Dec 1942-2014 Wettest Total||919.4||1973|
|Dec 1942-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||230.1||13th 1973|
|Dec 1942-2014 Driest Total||9.0||1951|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||1337.6||147 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1942-2014 Average Total||2007.6||154.8 day(s)|
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.