Hamilton Island Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|October 2015 Total||2.4||1 day(s)|
|October 2002-2014 Average Total||22.2||4.3 day(s)|
|October 2002-2014 Wettest Total||80.4||2010|
|October 2002-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||38.8||13th 2010|
|October 2002-2014 Driest Total||0.2||2014|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||641.2||117 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 2002-2014 Average Total||1323.5||121.9 day(s)|
Central Coast, Queensland
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.