Lucinda Point Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||25.5||+0.2||29.4||-0.3|
|Dec 1980-2014 Average||25.3||29.7|
|Dec 1980-2014 Highest||29.1||20th 1995||37.0||6th 1991|
|Dec 1980-2014 Lowest||20.3||24th 1985||25.8||24th 1999|
|December 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Dec 1980-2014 Average Total||94.6||10.0 day(s)|
|Dec 1980-2014 Wettest Total||394.0||1997|
|Dec 1980-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||90.0||4th 1995|
|Dec 1980-2014 Driest Total||0.0||2001|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||1195.0||131 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1980-2014 Average Total||1070.6||118.7 day(s)|
Lower Burdekin, 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.