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Gladstone Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||23.4||+1.5||33.2||+2.2|
|Dec 1957-2014 Average||21.9||31.0|
|Dec 1957-2014 Highest||27.8||23rd 1958||39.8||8th 1981|
|Dec 1957-2014 Lowest||12.4||6th 1995||20.6||27th 2006|
|December 2016 Total||55 0.4||1 day(s)|
|Dec 1957-2014 Average Total||132.8||10.7 day(s)|
|Dec 1957-2014 Wettest Total||508.9||1962|
|Dec 1957-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||196.0||18th 1988|
|Dec 1957-2014 Driest Total||2.8||1972|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||951.6||92 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1957-2014 Average Total||903.8||100.0 day(s)|
The most widespread heat in five years could grip parts of southern and eastern Australia next week.
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.