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Penrith Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|February 2017 Total||41.4||7 day(s)|
|February 1996-2014 Average Total||135.3||11.7 day(s)|
|February 1996-2014 Wettest Total||274.8||2010|
|February 1996-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||139.0||12th 1997|
|February 1996-2014 Driest Total||21.8||2011|
|Jan-Feb 2017 Total||69.6||17 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1996-2014 Average Total||226.8||23.0 day(s)|
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.
With wild weather having erupted across the margins of the continent over the weekend, the interior of Australia was pleasantly devoid of significant weather.
A hay contractor in the New South Wales Hunter Valley says the region is drier than he has seen it in over a decade, and that without good rainfall leading into winter, hay supplies could run low.