Melbourne Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|September 2016 Total||45 0.8||1 day(s)|
|September 1970-2014 Average Total||46.9||14.1 day(s)|
|September 1970-2014 Wettest Total||127.0||1993|
|September 1970-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||50.8||29th 2011|
|September 1970-2014 Driest Total||8.2||2007|
|Jan-Sep 2016 Total||319.4||99 day(s)|
|Jan-Sep 1970-2014 Average Total||372.1||107.6 day(s)|
One of Australia's wettest winters on record has primed parts of the country for above-average bushfire potential this season.
Farmers at Ouse in the Derwent Valley deserve joint state and Commonwealth disaster relief grants, the Tasmanian Flood Recovery Taskforce says.
The heaviest August rain in decades turned central Australia into an eerie place this week, causing waterfalls and thick fog.