Taroom Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|July 2015 Average||5.3||+0.2||22.3||+1.2|
|Jul 1957-2014 Average||5.1||21.1|
|Jul 1957-2014 Highest||18.8||31st 2010||30.0||1st 2009|
|Jul 1957-2014 Lowest||-5.6||14th 1958||10.0||16th 1966|
|July 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Jul 1873-2014 Average Total||31.5||4.0 day(s)|
|Jul 1873-2014 Wettest Total||240.8||1954|
|Jul 1873-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||109.2||12th 1954|
|Jul 1873-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1873|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||311.6||36 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1873-2014 Average Total||388.8||35.0 day(s)|
Central Highlands, Queensland
Rainfall totals are the lowest on record over the past year for parts of western Victoria and south-eastern South Australia, weather forecasters are warning.
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce 'takes on board' concern that farmers are struggling to access drought loans
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has indicated he might be prepared to consider changes to improve the Federal Government's concessional loans scheme for drought-hit farmers.
Labor, Greens slam Agriculture White Paper for lack of strategic vision or climate change consideration
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his government "wants to back people who are prepared to back themselves", and that a newly released vision for Australian agriculture will do just that.