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Penrith Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||13.4||+1.4||19 29.9||+4.1|
|Oct 1995-2014 Average||12.0||25.8|
|Oct 1995-2014 Highest||20.9||3rd 1998||38.9||14th 2004|
|Oct 1995-2014 Lowest||5.0||10th 2003||15.0||18th 2004|
|October 2015 Total||19 0.2||1 day(s)|
|Oct 1995-2014 Average Total||57.1||9.3 day(s)|
|Oct 1995-2014 Wettest Total||256.2||2004|
|Oct 1995-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||55.2||21st 2004|
|Oct 1995-2014 Driest Total||4.6||1998|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||697.2||122 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1995-2014 Average Total||590.8||109.7 day(s)|
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
A well known Queensland stud cattle breeder says years of drought and the changing climate is why his family sold its Queensland property and relocated half their herd to King Island.
Farmers across of Australia have been forced to cut areas of their cereal crops for wheaten hay, despite the product's lack of appeal on international markets.
Parts of coastal QLD received their heaviest October rain in five years.