Ararat Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|January 2017 Total||24.4||4 day(s)|
|January 1970-2014 Average Total||39.2||7.1 day(s)|
|January 1970-2014 Wettest Total||178.0||2011|
|January 1970-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||91.2||21st 1979|
|January 1970-2014 Driest Total||0.3||2013|
|Jan-Jan 2017 Total||24.4||4 day(s)|
|Jan-Jan 1970-2014 Average Total||39.2||7.1 day(s)|
South West, Victoria
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.