Sydney Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|January 2017 Total||22.8||7 day(s)|
|January 1859-2014 Average Total||101.1||12.2 day(s)|
|January 1859-2014 Wettest Total||387.1||1911|
|January 1859-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||191.0||17th 1988|
|January 1859-2014 Driest Total||5.6||1985|
|Jan-Jan 2017 Total||22.8||7 day(s)|
|Jan-Jan 1859-2014 Average Total||101.1||12.2 day(s)|
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.