Melbourne Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|January 2017 Total||7.0||4 day(s)|
|January 1971-2014 Average Total||40.4||8.3 day(s)|
|January 1971-2014 Wettest Total||101.6||1991|
|January 1971-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||50.6||6th 1995|
|January 1971-2014 Driest Total||1.6||2009|
|Jan-Jan 2017 Total||7.0||4 day(s)|
|Jan-Jan 1971-2014 Average Total||40.4||8.3 day(s)|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.