Mitchell Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|September 2014 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|September 1887-2013 Average Total||25.9||3.8 day(s)|
|September 1887-2013 Wettest Total||170.4||1903|
|September 1887-2013 Wettest 24hr Total||102.4||16th 1903|
|September 1887-2013 Driest Total||0.0||1918|
|Jan-Sep 2014 Total||239.5||30 day(s)|
|Jan-Sep 1885-2013 Average Total||391.3||41.1 day(s)|
The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.
Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.
The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.