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Sydney Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|July 2015 Average||8.0||-0.1||16.6||+0.3|
|Jul 1859-2014 Average||8.1||16.3|
|Jul 1859-2014 Highest||18.1||2nd 1942||25.9||24th 1990|
|Jul 1859-2014 Lowest||2.2||8th 1861||7.7||19th 1868|
|July 2015 Total||157 1.0||1 day(s)|
|Jul 1858-2014 Average Total||97.4||11.2 day(s)|
|Jul 1858-2014 Wettest Total||336.1||1950|
|Jul 1858-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||198.1||7th 1931|
|Jul 1858-2014 Driest Total||1.8||1970|
|Jan-Jul 2015 Total||878.2||97 day(s)|
|Jan-Jul 1858-2014 Average Total||825.2||88.3 day(s)|
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
Agriculture white paper: Drought relief, dams key focus of Coalition's blueprint for rural Australia
More money for dams, extra drought relief and measures to boost the returns to farmers from sales at home and abroad are part of the Federal Government's long-awaited blueprint for agriculture.
Following a strong cold front which swept over southeastern parts of the nation yesterday, cool air settled under clear skies over parts of the sunshine state.
The Federal Government's White Paper on the Competitiveness of Australia's agriculture sector, to be released on the weekend, will drive long-term agricultural policies.