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Melbourne Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|January 2017 Average||-||-|
|Jan 1856-2014 Average||14.3||25.9|
|Jan 1856-2014 Highest||28.8||21st 1997||45.6||13th 1939|
|Jan 1856-2014 Lowest||5.5||28th 1885||14.6||18th 1923|
|January 2017 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Jan 1856-2014 Average Total||47.3||8.3 day(s)|
|Jan 1856-2014 Wettest Total||176.0||1963|
|Jan 1856-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||108.0||29th 1963|
|Jan 1856-2014 Driest Total||0.3||1932|
|Jan-Jan 2017 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Jan-Jan 1856-2014 Average Total||47.3||8.3 day(s)|
Commenced 1908 / Closed 2015
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.
Floodwaters have cut off outback cattle stations in the Northern Territory as heavy rainfall continues.