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Camooweal Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||18.4||-1.3||34.7||-1.3|
|Oct 1939-2014 Average||19.7||36.0|
|Oct 1939-2014 Highest||29.8||16th 1987||44.0||23rd 1987|
|Oct 1939-2014 Lowest||5.7||2nd 1941||17.0||20th 2000|
|October 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1891-2014 Average Total||13.9||2.6 day(s)|
|Oct 1891-2014 Wettest Total||125.3||1930|
|Oct 1891-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||85.0||21st 2000|
|Oct 1891-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1891|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||244.4||30 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1891-2014 Average Total||308.1||31.0 day(s)|
The dry season through Tasmania's midlands, east coast and south-east is becoming a serious situation according to Coal Valley farmer, Justin Nichols.
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.