Surat Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||49 24.1||+4.9||48 41.9||+8.3|
|Dec 1962-2014 Average||19.2||33.6|
|Dec 1962-2014 Highest||28.2||10th 2009||44.0||7th 1981|
|Dec 1962-2014 Lowest||7.4||5th 1984||18.3||6th 2011|
|December 2016 Total||0.6||1 day(s)|
|Dec 1887-2014 Average Total||72.1||6.6 day(s)|
|Dec 1887-2014 Wettest Total||258.0||1942|
|Dec 1887-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||153.7||19th 1900|
|Dec 1887-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1938|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||650.4||83 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1881-2014 Average Total||569.8||59.1 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.