Phosphate Hill Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|January 2017 Total||22.2||7 day(s)|
|January 2001-2014 Average Total||71.8||7.5 day(s)|
|January 2001-2014 Wettest Total||194.0||2005|
|January 2001-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||95.8||5th 2005|
|January 2001-2014 Driest Total||7.2||2008|
|Jan-Jan 2017 Total||22.2||7 day(s)|
|Jan-Jan 2001-2014 Average Total||71.8||7.5 day(s)|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.