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Menindee Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||11.0||-0.7||44 33.8||+7.0|
|Oct 1959-2014 Average||11.7||26.8|
|Oct 1959-2014 Highest||25.0||31st 1990||41.2||30th 2008|
|Oct 1959-2014 Lowest||1.0||2nd 1984||13.6||20th 1995|
|October 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1876-2014 Average Total||21.3||3.7 day(s)|
|Oct 1876-2014 Wettest Total||113.2||1938|
|Oct 1876-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||69.3||24th 1938|
|Oct 1876-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1926|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||186.1||48 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1876-2014 Average Total||189.5||35.1 day(s)|
Lower Western, New South Wales/ACT
The heat currently affecting southeastern Australia is rare, covering an unusually large area, not just for this time of year but even for summer.
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