Alva Beach Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|July 2015 Total||0.8||1 day(s)|
|July 1997-2014 Average Total||17.0||5.8 day(s)|
|July 1997-2014 Wettest Total||92.2||2012|
|July 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||52.6||10th 2012|
|July 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
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