Cessnock Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|July 2015 Average||22 8.0||+3.9||-|
|Jul 1969-2014 Average||4.1||17.3|
|Jul 1969-2014 Highest||13.8||31st 2010||24.2||4th 2004|
|Jul 1969-2014 Lowest||-6.7||9th 1971||11.4||13th 1997|
|July 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Jul 1968-2014 Average Total||30.6||8.4 day(s)|
|Jul 1968-2014 Wettest Total||124.8||1999|
|Jul 1968-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||55.0||15th 1999|
|Jul 1968-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1970|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||616.8||73 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1968-2014 Average Total||441.9||68.1 day(s)|
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
Rain and high cattle prices have brought a sense of optimism to the drought stricken Queensland community of Charleville, but locals warn farmers are still struggling as the dry continues.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott tours Williamtown RAAF base in NSW Hunter as shipbuilders protest job cuts
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has toured Newcastle's Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) base during a visit to the New South Wales Hunter region as angry shipbuilders rallied outside over looming job cuts.
A western Queensland family has been overwhelmed by the generosity of a stranger who volunteered to help on a drought-stricken station.