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Mitchell Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||44 15.5||-3.2||44 40.4||+6.4|
|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||0.0||0 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||755.9||65 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1885-2014 Average Total||560.9||59.6 day(s)|
Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".