Cooktown Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|December 2016 Total||14 0.0||0 day(s)|
|December 2000-2014 Average Total||141.7||12.3 day(s)|
|December 2000-2014 Wettest Total||344.0||2000|
|December 2000-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||182.4||27th 2007|
|December 2000-2014 Driest Total||13.4||2013|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||1153.2||133 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 2000-2014 Average Total||1512.3||147.8 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.