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Falls Creek Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|October 2015 Average||22 6.5||+5.1||22 15.8||+6.7|
|Oct 1990-2014 Average||1.4||9.1|
|Oct 1990-2014 Highest||11.8||13th 2004||21.7||30th 2002|
|Oct 1990-2014 Lowest||-7.0||28th 1998||-2.1||7th 2009|
|October 2015 Total||20 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Oct 1990-2014 Average Total||122.5||12.1 day(s)|
|Oct 1990-2014 Wettest Total||271.2||2001|
|Oct 1990-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||112.0||3rd 1998|
|Oct 1990-2014 Driest Total||24.2||2006|
|Jan-Oct 2015 Total||877.6||111 day(s)|
|Jan-Oct 1990-2014 Average Total||1121.0||115.3 day(s)|
North East, Victoria
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.