Richmond Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|February 2017 Total||10.8||5 day(s)|
|February 1989-2008 Average Total||38.3||9.0 day(s)|
|February 1989-2008 Wettest Total||101.4||1999|
|February 1989-2008 Wettest 24hr Total||41.2||9th 1996|
|February 1989-2008 Driest Total||2.4||2001|
|Jan-Feb 2017 Total||67.2||12 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1989-2009 Average Total||83.0||18.9 day(s)|
Lower Derwent, Tasmania
Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.
Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.
With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.