Canberra Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|December 2016 Total||14.6||3 day(s)|
|December 1939-2014 Average Total||56.0||8.0 day(s)|
|December 1939-2014 Wettest Total||215.2||1947|
|December 1939-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||87.6||3rd 2010|
|December 1939-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1967|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||738.2||119 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1939-2014 Average Total||618.2||109.3 day(s)|
ACT, New South Wales/ACT
The most widespread heat in five years could grip parts of southern and eastern Australia next week.
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.