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Melbourne Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|September 2014 Average||44 9.6||+2.5||14.0||-2.7|
|Sep 1970-2013 Average||7.1||16.7|
|Sep 1970-2013 Highest||18.5||24th 2001||30.2||12th 2009|
|Sep 1970-2013 Lowest||-1.1||20th 1970||8.2||5th 1995|
|September 2014 Total||9.0||1 day(s)|
|Sep 1970-2013 Average Total||46.9||14.3 day(s)|
|Sep 1970-2013 Wettest Total||127.0||1993|
|Sep 1970-2013 Wettest 24hr Total||50.8||29th 2011|
|Sep 1970-2013 Driest Total||8.2||2007|
|Jan-Sep 2014 Total||233.0||85 day(s)|
|Jan-Sep 1970-2013 Average Total||374.2||107.9 day(s)|
The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.
Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.
The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.