Jerrys Plains Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|October 2015 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|October 1884-2013 Average Total||51.8||7.4 day(s)|
|October 1884-2013 Wettest Total||170.0||1972|
|October 1884-2013 Wettest 24hr Total||68.6||2nd 1916|
|October 1884-2013 Driest Total||1.4||1988|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1884-2014 Average Total||514.5||71.6 day(s)|
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
Commenced 1884 / Closed 2014
The heat currently affecting southeastern Australia is rare, not just for this time of year but even for summer, covering an unusually large area.
As South Australia continues to heat up in unseasonably hot weather, the Country Fire Service (CFS) has issued an extreme fire danger rating for the Mount Lofty Ranges and the state's lower south-east.
A Western Queensland grazier who has overcome depression says he will not allow the current drought to drag him back into the dark days of negative thinking.