Cairns Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|December 2016 Total||73 0.0||0 day(s)|
|December 1942-2014 Average Total||175.9||13.8 day(s)|
|December 1942-2014 Wettest Total||919.4||1973|
|December 1942-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||230.1||13th 1973|
|December 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
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.