Peak Hill Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||46 20.3||+3.1||45 36.4||+5.1|
|Dec 1965-2014 Average||17.2||31.3|
|Dec 1965-2014 Highest||27.8||22nd 1994||42.2||30th 1965|
|Dec 1965-2014 Lowest||6.2||4th 1987||15.1||10th 2002|
|December 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Dec 1890-2014 Average Total||50.3||5.1 day(s)|
|Dec 1890-2014 Wettest Total||209.8||1988|
|Dec 1890-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||88.0||17th 1992|
|Dec 1890-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1928|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||892.1||116 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1890-2014 Average Total||554.1||68.7 day(s)|
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
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.