Cooktown Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||22.0||-0.5||14 28.7||-1.7|
|Oct 2000-2014 Average||22.5||30.4|
|Oct 2000-2014 Highest||26.0||22nd 2001||38.0||24th 2002|
|Oct 2000-2014 Lowest||14.6||14th 2009||26.0||19th 2011|
|October 2015 Total||21.0||5 day(s)|
|Oct 2000-2014 Average Total||23.1||5.7 day(s)|
|Oct 2000-2014 Wettest Total||88.0||2001|
|Oct 2000-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||46.0||23rd 2001|
|Oct 2000-2014 Driest Total||0.0||2002|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||1286.2||105 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 2000-2014 Average Total||1301.5||126.0 day(s)|
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
A broad, slow moving trough is currently traversing southeastern parts of the nation and will continue to move east in the coming days.
A well known Queensland stud cattle breeder says years of drought and the changing climate is why his family sold its Queensland property and relocated half their herd to King Island.
Farmers across of Australia have been forced to cut areas of their cereal crops for wheaten hay, despite the product's lack of appeal on international markets.