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Menindee Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|July 2015 Average||44 0.9||-3.8||16.4||-0.7|
|Jul 1959-2014 Average||4.7||17.1|
|Jul 1959-2014 Highest||13.9||21st 1962||28.0||29th 1975|
|Jul 1959-2014 Lowest||-3.5||21st 1982||8.4||6th 1993|
|July 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Jul 1876-2014 Average Total||17.2||4.7 day(s)|
|Jul 1876-2014 Wettest Total||113.5||1886|
|Jul 1876-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||60.7||25th 1886|
|Jul 1876-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1876|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||141.0||34 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1876-2014 Average Total||134.2||23.2 day(s)|
Lower Western, New South Wales/ACT
There have been a few hiccups along the way but the school garden at St Francis' Primary School in Hughenden continues to grow despite the on-going drought.
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.