Samuel Hill Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|July 2015 Average||10.8||+1.4||22.6||+0.2|
|Jul 2001-2014 Average||9.4||22.4|
|Jul 2001-2014 Highest||21.0||14th 2012||27.4||27th 2004|
|Jul 2001-2014 Lowest||-2.9||19th 2004||15.8||17th 2006|
|July 2015 Total||6.6||3 day(s)|
|Jul 2001-2014 Average Total||58.6||13.6 day(s)|
|Jul 2001-2014 Wettest Total||234.8||2008|
|Jul 2001-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||104.8||24th 2008|
|Jul 2001-2014 Driest Total||3.2||2002|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||1093.6||103 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1997-2014 Average Total||1162.4||113.3 day(s)|
There have been a few hiccups along the way but the school garden at St Francis' Primary School in Hughenden continues to grow despite the on-going drought.
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.
Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.