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Gladstone Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2016 Average||56 16.0||-2.7||-|
|Oct 1958-2014 Average||18.7||28.5|
|Oct 1958-2014 Highest||23.7||28th 2007||40.0||31st 1958|
|Oct 1958-2014 Lowest||10.9||5th 1981||20.7||4th 1981|
|October 2016 Total||55 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1958-2014 Average Total||58.2||7.6 day(s)|
|Oct 1958-2014 Wettest Total||276.8||1975|
|Oct 1958-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||149.4||7th 1961|
|Oct 1958-2014 Driest Total||0.4||2006|
|Jan-Oct 2016 Total||917.2||81 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1958-2014 Average Total||698.0||80.3 day(s)|
The South Australian towns of Port Wakefield and Virginia are under threat from floodwaters as the Wakefield and Gawler rivers burst their banks.
A severe weather warning has been issued for much of southern Western Australia, including parts of Perth, with winds of more than 100 kilometres per hour raising fears about damage to homes.
Anxious families have been calling Adelaide fertility clinics after storms across South Australia led to embryos being destroyed.