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Kiama Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||15.4||+1.7||26.4||+4.9|
|Oct 2002-2014 Average||13.7||21.5|
|Oct 2002-2014 Highest||21.9||16th 2007||38.1||13th 2004|
|Oct 2002-2014 Lowest||7.0||1st 2002||13.8||3rd 2009|
|October 2015 Total||0.6||2 day(s)|
|Oct 2002-2014 Average Total||92.9||11.6 day(s)|
|Oct 2002-2014 Wettest Total||187.8||2009|
|Oct 2002-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||80.6||26th 2009|
|Oct 2002-2014 Driest Total||12.8||2013|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||1121.8||119 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 2002-2014 Average Total||925.1||107.5 day(s)|
Illawarra, New South Wales/ACT
The heat currently affecting southeastern Australia is rare, covering an unusually large area, not just for this time of year but even for summer.
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