Alva Beach Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|July 2015 Average||14.4||+0.2||24.7||+0.5|
|Jul 1997-2014 Average||14.2||24.2|
|Jul 1997-2014 Highest||22.0||21st 1998||29.1||15th 2005|
|Jul 1997-2014 Lowest||6.0||20th 2007||17.7||17th 2006|
|July 2015 Total||0.8||1 day(s)|
|Jul 1997-2014 Average Total||17.0||5.8 day(s)|
|Jul 1997-2014 Wettest Total||92.2||2012|
|Jul 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||52.6||10th 2012|
|Jul 1997-2014 Driest Total||0.0||2009|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||497.8||63 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1997-2014 Average Total||818.7||69.7 day(s)|
Lower Burdekin, Queensland
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Canberra has chilled below freezing every morning this month, and a few days have been quite cold as well.
Over the last week, much of the southeast has been treated to cold, cloud-free nights with light winds.