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Alva Beach Rainfall Reports

October 2015
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Thu 01/10/2015 0.0 24
Fri 02/10/2015 1.0 24
Sat 03/10/2015 0.0 24
Sun 04/10/2015 0.2 24
Mon 05/10/2015 0.0 24
October 2015 Total 1.2 2 day(s)
October 1997-2014 Average Total 23.1 5.8 day(s)
October 1997-2014 Wettest Total 63.4 2000
October 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 48.0 2nd 1997
October 1997-2014 Driest Total 0.2 2013
Jan-Oct 2015 Total 530.6 84 day(s)
Jan-Oct 1997-2014 Average Total 873.5 84.3 day(s)
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

Station Details

Lower Burdekin, Queensland
19.4569°S 147.4833°E 8m AMSL
Commenced 1997
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Southeastern Australia's heat even unusual for summer

11:39 EDT

The heat currently affecting southeastern Australia is rare, covering an unusually large area, not just for this time of year but even for summer.

South Australia to swelter as hot spell heats up Labour Day holiday; fire danger alerts issued

10:50 EDT

As South Australia continues to heat up in unseasonably hot weather, the Country Fire Service (CFS) has issued an extreme fire danger rating for the Mount Lofty Ranges and the state's lower south-east.

Asking for help key to surviving drought depression, western Queensland grazier says

08:32 EDT

A Western Queensland grazier who has overcome depression says he will not allow the current drought to drag him back into the dark days of negative thinking.