Gladstone Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|July 2015 Average||13.5||+0.1||23.2||+0.3|
|Jul 1958-2014 Average||13.4||22.9|
|Jul 1958-2014 Highest||19.6||14th 2012||29.4||2nd 2009|
|Jul 1958-2014 Lowest||4.4||13th 1960||12.9||17th 1966|
|July 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Jul 1958-2014 Average Total||34.5||5.8 day(s)|
|Jul 1958-2014 Wettest Total||170.2||1973|
|Jul 1958-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||92.7||3rd 1964|
|Jul 1958-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1965|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||552.8||67 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1958-2014 Average Total||579.7||62.4 day(s)|
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