Ararat Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||8.5||-0.8||26.2||+1.6|
|Dec 1969-2014 Average||9.3||24.6|
|Dec 1969-2014 Highest||22.8||13th 2012||42.5||31st 2005|
|Dec 1969-2014 Lowest||-1.0||5th 1993||11.5||1st 1987|
|December 2016 Total||46 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Dec 1969-2014 Average Total||37.7||8.5 day(s)|
|Dec 1969-2014 Wettest Total||105.5||2010|
|Dec 1969-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||68.0||2nd 1987|
|Dec 1969-2014 Driest Total||0.3||1972|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||690.0||113 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1969-2014 Average Total||582.8||147.3 day(s)|
South West, Victoria
Two homes in south-east Queensland were destroyed by fire during yesterday's super cell storms, which also overturned caravans and saw a teenager struck by lightning.
Saturday's storms produced large hail, intense rainfall and destructive winds to several locations across southeast Queensland as two large storms rolled over in quick succession.
Parts of far northwestern New South Wales have been scorching in temperatures in the mid forties, as much as 10 degrees above average.