Alva Beach Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|December 2015 Total||16 5.6||1 day(s)|
|December 1997-2014 Average Total||106.3||9.9 day(s)|
|December 1997-2014 Wettest Total||364.4||2010|
|December 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||86.6||25th 2010|
|December 1997-2014 Driest Total||9.0||2013|
|Jan-Dec 2015 Total||597.8||121 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1997-2014 Average Total||1051.8||102.7 day(s)|
Lower Burdekin, Queensland
The old saying is that you know it is hot when birds start falling out of the sky.
El Nino reared its head this spring, delivering a scorcher to New South Wales.
Record prices, new export markets and rain â?? from the Tanami Desert to the Roper Gulf, and Daly Waters to the MacDonnell Ranges, four Northern Territory pastoralists have shared the ups and downs of 2015 with ABC Rural.