Townsville Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||23.7||-0.4||75 33.9||+2.4|
|Dec 1940-2014 Average||24.1||31.5|
|Dec 1940-2014 Highest||28.8||29th 2001||42.1||30th 1984|
|Dec 1940-2014 Lowest||17.9||5th 1998||22.9||6th 1964|
|December 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Dec 1941-2014 Average Total||129.5||9.8 day(s)|
|Dec 1941-2014 Wettest Total||458.0||1975|
|Dec 1941-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||206.8||31st 2009|
|Dec 1941-2014 Driest Total||0.0||2001|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||919.8||74 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1941-2014 Average Total||1144.5||91.0 day(s)|
Lower Burdekin, Queensland
A teenager has been struck by lightning during dangerous thunderstorms in Queensland's south-east that caused structural damage and left thousands without power.
Following a run of cooler than average temperatures during the first half of next week, southwestern parts of Western Australia will see a return of hot conditions.
A burst of hazy heat enveloped Sydney on Friday, with temperatures just not letting up well into the evening.