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Mackay Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||20.1||+0.4||26.6||-1.0|
|Oct 1959-2014 Average||19.7||27.6|
|Oct 1959-2014 Highest||25.0||29th 1987||35.4||30th 2003|
|Oct 1959-2014 Lowest||11.0||18th 1982||21.8||1st 1982|
|October 2015 Total||6.4||4 day(s)|
|Oct 1960-2014 Average Total||35.1||6.6 day(s)|
|Oct 1960-2014 Wettest Total||152.4||1985|
|Oct 1960-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||102.6||17th 1964|
|Oct 1960-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1972|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||694.0||103 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1960-2014 Average Total||1325.8||119.7 day(s)|
Central Coast, Queensland
A broad, slow moving trough is currently traversing southeastern parts of the nation and will continue to move east in the coming days.
A well known Queensland stud cattle breeder says years of drought and the changing climate is why his family sold its Queensland property and relocated half their herd to King Island.
Farmers across of Australia have been forced to cut areas of their cereal crops for wheaten hay, despite the product's lack of appeal on international markets.