Melbourne Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|January 2017 Total||4.8||4 day(s)|
|January 1856-2015 Average Total||47.1||8.3 day(s)|
|January 1856-2015 Wettest Total||176.0||1963|
|January 1856-2015 Wettest 24hr Total||108.0||29th 1963|
|January 1856-2015 Driest Total||0.3||1932|
|Jan-Jan 2017 Total||4.8||4 day(s)|
|Jan-Jan 1856-2015 Average Total||47.1||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.