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Forbes Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||7.0||-1.4||18 31.0||+6.2|
|Oct 1996-2014 Average||8.4||24.8|
|Oct 1996-2014 Highest||23.5||31st 1997||37.0||25th 2014|
|Oct 1996-2014 Lowest||-0.9||11th 2003||13.0||16th 2010|
|October 2015 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1996-2014 Average Total||40.9||6.6 day(s)|
|Oct 1996-2014 Wettest Total||167.2||1999|
|Oct 1996-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||38.0||3rd 1999|
|Oct 1996-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1998|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||324.4||80 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1996-2014 Average Total||396.6||73.8 day(s)|
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
Cooler weather conditions have slowed a bushfire burning through bushland on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
It is the last day of a heat spell that has baked New South Wales, and like cinema choc-tops, records continue to melt.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.