Mitchell Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||20.4||+1.7||44 42.0||+8.0|
|Dec 1968-2014 Average||18.7||34.0|
|Dec 1968-2014 Highest||29.3||10th 2009||46.2||13th 1979|
|Dec 1968-2014 Lowest||7.5||5th 1984||18.9||8th 1970|
|December 2016 Total||0.4||1 day(s)|
|Dec 1887-2014 Average Total||71.6||7.2 day(s)|
|Dec 1887-2014 Wettest Total||314.6||2010|
|Dec 1887-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||147.8||27th 1971|
|Dec 1887-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1938|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||756.3||66 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1885-2014 Average Total||560.9||59.6 day(s)|
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.