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Cooktown Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||14 19.6||-4.9||32.4||+0.1|
|Dec 2000-2014 Average||24.5||32.3|
|Dec 2000-2014 Highest||27.6||20th 2005||40.6||2nd 2007|
|Dec 2000-2014 Lowest||18.7||16th 2012||25.7||29th 2011|
|December 2016 Total||14 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Dec 2000-2014 Average Total||141.7||12.3 day(s)|
|Dec 2000-2014 Wettest Total||344.0||2000|
|Dec 2000-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||182.4||27th 2007|
|Dec 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
Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".