Urandangie Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||-||-|
|Oct 1957-2011 Average||17.6||35.3|
|Oct 1957-2011 Highest||30.0||28th 2003||43.7||29th 2005|
|Oct 1957-2011 Lowest||6.2||18th 1974||17.3||24th 1995|
|October 2015 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1892-2011 Average Total||14.2||2.4 day(s)|
|Oct 1892-2011 Wettest Total||100.1||1930|
|Oct 1892-2011 Wettest 24hr Total||59.0||21st 2000|
|Oct 1892-2011 Driest Total||0.0||1893|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1892-2012 Average Total||241.4||24.1 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.