Prospect Dam Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||17.9||+1.6||49 31.9||+4.5|
|Dec 1965-2014 Average||16.3||27.4|
|Dec 1965-2014 Highest||25.3||23rd 2000||42.7||21st 1994|
|Dec 1965-2014 Lowest||7.8||18th 1969||11.7||8th 1966|
|December 2016 Total||8.0||3 day(s)|
|Dec 1887-2014 Average Total||74.7||9.8 day(s)|
|Dec 1887-2014 Wettest Total||338.1||1920|
|Dec 1887-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||154.9||13th 1910|
|Dec 1887-2014 Driest Total||2.2||1979|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||956.3||108 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1887-2014 Average Total||866.4||114.1 day(s)|
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
A pool of heat sitting over parts of eastern Australia today is causing elevated bushfire danger, thunderstorms and lots of sweat.
Farmers in Queensland's Mary Valley are reporting total crop losses after the region was battered by a series of violent storms since Wednesday that brought hail stones the size of tennis balls.
The federal and state governments have announced up to $14 million will be made available to help Tasmania recover from the .