Cooktown Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|October 2015 Total||17.0||2 day(s)|
|October 2000-2014 Average Total||23.1||5.7 day(s)|
|October 2000-2014 Wettest Total||88.0||2001|
|October 2000-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||46.0||23rd 2001|
|October 2000-2014 Driest Total||0.0||2002|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||1282.2||102 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 2000-2014 Average Total||1301.5||126.0 day(s)|
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
Cooler weather conditions have slowed a bushfire burning through bushland on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
It is the last day of a heat spell that has baked New South Wales, and like cinema choc-tops, records continue to melt.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.