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Orange Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||5.8||+0.4||18 23.5||+5.5|
|Oct 1996-2014 Average||5.4||18.0|
|Oct 1996-2014 Highest||17.0||31st 1997||28.7||14th 2006|
|Oct 1996-2014 Lowest||-3.0||4th 1997||5.8||16th 2010|
|October 2015 Total||18 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1996-2014 Average Total||77.2||9.2 day(s)|
|Oct 1996-2014 Wettest Total||248.4||1999|
|Oct 1996-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||61.0||24th 2010|
|Oct 1996-2014 Driest Total||0.6||2002|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||653.6||119 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1996-2014 Average Total||708.0||117.5 day(s)|
Central Tablelands, New South Wales/ACT
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