New South Wales in September 2014: Dry, warm month for NSW

The statewide average rainfall was 34% below average during September 2014, with most of the state recording average to below average rainfall. Conditions were dry for most of the month, with above average pressure across the state and few rain events. A cold front generated rain and strong winds along the southern border over the 2nd and 3rd, with another front producing widespread rainfall in southeast NSW on the 10th. A surface trough also generated widespread rain and thunderstorms between the 24rd and 26th.

The statewide average maximum temperature was +1.5 °C above average, associated with the generally dry conditions, with minimum temperatures close to average (+0.4 °C). After a cool start days were warm for much of the month, with high temperatures associated with a period of northwesterly winds between the 28th and 30th, reaching 36.6 °C at Brewarrina.

  • Cool start, hot end.
  • Below average rainfall.

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Extremes in September 2014
Hottest day 36.6 °C at Brewarrina Hospital on the 30th
Warmest days on average 26.8 °C at Mungindi Post Office
Coolest days on average 3.9 °C at Thredbo AWS
Coldest day -2.7 °C at Thredbo AWS on the 3rd
Coldest night -8.3 °C at Thredbo AWS on the 3rd
Coolest nights on average -2.0 °C at Thredbo AWS
Warmest nights on average 14.5 °C at Byron Bay (Cape Byron AWS)
Warmest night 19.1 °C at Springwood (Valley Heights) on the 30th
Warmest on average overall 18.3 °C at Mungindi Post Office
Coolest on average overall 0.9 °C at Thredbo AWS
Wettest overall 149.2 mm at Thredbo Village
Wettest day 53.6 mm at Thredbo Village on the 10th
Strongest wind gust 154 km/h at Thredbo AWS on the 9th

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Western (Far Northwest) (district 46)
Fowlers Gap AWS 23.5   31.8 30th 9.5   3.8 20th 26.6 12.2 high 218%
Tibooburra Airport 24.9 -1.1 34.5 29th 11.4 -0.4 6.0 3rd 29.2 16.2 high 180%
Tibooburra Post Office 24.9 +0.3 34.1 29th 10.9 +0.6 5.4 3rd 24.8 12.4 high 200%
White Cliffs AWS 23.9   32.1 30th 10.6   5.6 3rd 29.6 14.7 high 201%
Wilcannia (Reid St) 23.9 +0.4 32.2 30th 8.6 +0.2 2.9 3rd 29.8 15.9 high 187%
Wilcannia Aerodrome AWS 23.8 -1.1 31.8 30th 8.5 0.0 2.2 3rd 35.6 13.2 v high 270%
Western (Lower Darling) (district 47)
Broken Hill (Patton Street) 22.3 +1.1 30.7 30th 8.9 0.0 2.7 3rd 31.4 20.2 high 155%
Broken Hill Airport AWS 22.0 +0.2 30.4 30th 8.3 -0.2 1.9 3rd 19.0 20.8 average 91%
Lake Victoria Storage 21.8 +1.3 31.9 28th     1.6 13th 16.0 24.0 average 67%
Menindee Post Office 23.5 +0.6 32.0 30th 9.3 +1.2 3.7 20th 15.7 18.3 average 86%
Pooncarie Mail Agency 23.6 -0.1 31.5 28th 8.2 +0.3 2.2 20th 14.1 21.3 average 66%
Western (Upper Darling) (district 48)
Bourke Airport AWS 25.3 -0.7 34.9 30th 8.6 -0.9 2.5 18th 17.0 16.5 average 103%
Brewarrina Hospital 25.4 +0.5 36.6 30th 8.8 -0.2 3.8 18th 13.2 25.0 average 53%
Cobar Airport AWS 23.2 0.0 32.6 30th 7.6 -0.4 0.2 20th 14.8 28.2 low 52%
Cobar MO 22.9 +0.9 32.4 30th 9.4 +0.3 3.3 3rd 16.8 24.8 average 68%
Collarenebri (Albert St) 25.4 +0.4 35.5 30th 8.2 -0.5 0.6 4th 9.6 25.7 average 37%
Lightning Ridge Visitors Information Cen 24.9 -1.5 32.0 29th 10.2 -0.4 2.0 4th 19.4 28.0 average 69%
Wanaaring Post Office 25.3 -0.5 35.6 29th 9.2 0.0 4.4 3rd 6.1 14.3 average 43%
Western (Southwest Plains) (district 49)
Balranald (RSL) 22.3 +1.4 31.3 28th 8.2 +1.1 2.3 13th 18.0 29.0 average 62%
Ivanhoe Aerodrome AWS 23.7 +0.4 32.0 30th 8.8 -0.1 2.1 3rd 6.8 12.7 low 54%
Central Western Plains (South) (district 50)
Condobolin Ag Research Stn 21.7 +1.1 27.3 28th 5.1 -0.7 -1.0 20th 11.0 31.4 low 35%
Condobolin Airport AWS 22.9 +1.6 32.1 29th 5.0 -1.1 -0.8 20th 10.6 36.1 low 29%
Peak Hill Post Office 22.3 +1.7 31.1 30th 7.9 0.0 2.3 3rd 20.6 38.5 average 54%
West Wyalong Airport AWS 20.8 +0.2 29.2 29th 4.8 -1.0 0.2 20th 24.2 33.7 average 72%
Central Western Plains (North) (district 51)
Coonamble Airport AWS 23.5 -0.3 32.6 30th 7.5 +0.2 0.0 4th 52.8 34.5 average 153%
Trangie Research Station AWS 22.9 +1.9 32.5 30th 6.7 +0.3 -0.8 4th 10.6 31.6 low 34%
Northwest Plains (West) (district 52)
Mungindi Post Office 26.8 +1.7 35.0 30th 9.5 +0.1 1.9 4th 32.7 27.1 average 121%
Walgett Airport AWS 25.2 -0.1 35.7 30th 7.7 -0.3 1.5 19th 18.2 24.5 average 74%
Northwest Plains (East) (district 53)
Moree Aero 25.0 +0.4 33.1 30th 9.2 +0.3 1.8 4th 23.0 33.0 average 70%
Northwest Slopes (North) (district 54)
Barraba Post Office 22.5 +0.9 29.5 30th 4.0 -0.2 -2.0 19th 15.6 43.7 low 36%
Narrabri Airport AWS 23.9 -0.3 32.4 30th 7.3 -0.9 -0.2 4th 14.2 31.6 low 45%
Northwest Slopes (South) (district 55)
Gunnedah Airport AWS 23.1 -0.5 30.9 30th 4.9 -1.0 -2.1 19th 17.4 40.0 low 44%
Gunnedah Resource Centre 22.7 +1.2 31.4 30th 9.2 +0.6 3.6 4th 10.6 39.6 low 27%
Quirindi Post Office 23.0 +1.4 30.0 30th 5.0 0.0 -0.2 19th 34.0 46.5 average 73%
Tamworth Airport AWS 22.4 +0.5 30.8 30th 5.5 -0.3 0.0 19th 15.8 43.9 low 36%
Woolbrook (Danglemah Road) 17.9 +0.1 25.5 30th 1.8 -0.1 -6.4 19th 35.0 55.3 low 63%
Northern Tablelands (West) (district 56)
Armidale (Tree Group Nursery) 18.0 -0.7 25.4 30th 2.1 -0.7 -5.5 19th 17.4 47.6 low 37%
Armidale Airport AWS 17.0 -0.8 24.4 30th 4.3 -0.5 -0.4 19th 16.8 54.3 low 31%
Glen Innes Ag Research Stn 17.5 +0.3 23.5 30th 3.7 -0.4 -2.0 19th 27.4 54.5 low 50%
Glen Innes Airport AWS 17.6 -1.0 24.0 30th 1.9 -0.6 -5.7 19th 51.2 58.3 average 88%
Guyra Hospital 15.4 -0.1 22.5 30th 3.5 -0.4 -1.0 4th 20.2 58.1 low 35%
Inverell (Raglan St) 21.6 -0.3 28.2 30th 2.8 -1.1 -3.0 19th 21.6 51.9 low 42%
Inverell Research Centre 20.9 +0.9 27.2 30th 6.9 -0.1 0.7 4th 23.2 47.6 low 49%
Tenterfield (Federation Park) 19.4 -0.1 26.6 30th 3.6 -1.0 -3.0 5th 19.2 50.5 low 38%
Northern Tablelands (East) (district 57)
Tabulam (Muirne) 21.1 -0.5 28.8 30th 10.2 -0.3 5.6 4th 34.8 39.3 average 89%
Upper North Coast (district 58)
Ballina Airport AWS 23.1 -0.5 26.8 17th 11.5 +0.1 7.1 19th 8.8 61.3 low 14%
Byron Bay (Cape Byron AWS) 21.4 -0.7 26.3 17th 14.5 -0.9 11.0 4th 32.0 43.8 low 73%
Casino Airport AWS 25.6 -0.1 32.0 30th 9.4 -1.2 5.4 5th 20.4 33.3 average 61%
Evans Head RAAF Bombing Range AWS 23.7 -0.4 29.8 16th 12.7 -0.7 9.3 4th 30.6 51.7 average 59%
Grafton Airport AWS 24.1   30.6 30th 9.2   3.4 4th 37.4 47.3 average 79%
Grafton Olympic Pool 24.5 -0.4 29.9 30th 10.7 +0.3 6.0 4th 47.2 37.9 average 125%
Grafton Research Stn 24.0 -1.2 30.3 30th 10.7 +0.4 5.6 5th 34.4 43.5 average 79%
Lismore (Richmond Hill) 24.1 -0.7 29.9 30th 11.6 -0.9 7.5 5th 12.0 51.9 low 23%
Lismore Airport AWS 24.9 -1.0 31.2 30th 8.9 -0.9 3.9 5th 16.0 38.0 average 42%
Murwillumbah (Bray Park) 24.1 -1.0 28.8 30th 11.2 -0.3 5.0 4th 34.0 41.2 average 83%
Yamba Pilot Station 22.2 +0.2 27.2 10th 12.9 -0.1 8.8 4th 41.0 58.9 average 70%
Lower North Coast (district 59)
Coffs Harbour Airport Comparison 22.2   30.0 30th 11.0   6.2 19th 29.4
Coffs Harbour MO 21.8 -0.2 26.9 10th 11.1 +0.1 6.6 19th 28.0 59.9 average 47%
Dorrigo (Old Coramba Rd) 18.2 -1.3 27.3 30th 7.4 -0.3 1.5 19th 50.1 81.5 average 61%
Kempsey (Wide Street) 22.8 -1.2 28.5 29th 9.8 +0.8 6.6 18th 21.3 55.4 average 38%
Kempsey Airport AWS 23.5 -1.1 31.9 30th 8.0 -0.2 4.2 20th 13.2 43.0 average 31%
South West Rocks (Smoky Cape Lighthouse) 22.6 +0.8 26.0 30th     10.6 6th 31.8 55.3 average 58%
Manning (district 60)
Forster - Tuncurry Marine Rescue 20.4 -1.3 24.2 10th 11.9 +0.1 7.5 20th 62.0 66.2 average 94%
Port Macquarie Airport AWS 21.7 -0.9 28.6 30th 9.5 +0.1 4.4 20th 34.6 59.8 average 58%
Taree Airport AWS 21.2 -2.0 27.3 16th 9.2 -0.1 4.2 20th 32.4 48.4 average 67%
Yarras (Mount Seaview) 23.0 -0.5 33.0 30th 9.6 +1.0 6.5 12th 107.2 70.3 high 152%
Hunter (district 61)
Cessnock Airport AWS 22.4 -0.2 31.6 30th 7.6 +0.7 1.0 20th 24.2 45.0 low 54%
Cooranbong (Lake Macquarie AWS) 22.0   31.8 30th 8.5   3.4 20th 44.6
Gosford AWS 21.3   33.5 30th 10.1   4.9 19th 50.0
Maitland Visitors Centre 22.8 -0.5 32.3 30th 9.4 +1.1 4.2 23rd 40.1 48.2 average 83%
Mangrove Mountain AWS 20.4 -0.1 31.0 30th 8.8 -0.6 3.5 19th 45.6 65.8 average 69%
Merriwa (Roscommon) 21.3   31.2 30th 4.4   -0.9 20th 18.0 38.5 low 47%
Murrurundi Gap AWS 17.7 -0.8 25.3 30th 7.7 -1.0 2.9 3rd 36.2 44.0 average 82%
Murrurundi Post Office 20.6 -0.1 28.2 30th 4.1 -0.8 -2.1 20th 54.1 57.9 average 93%
Nelson Bay (Nelson Head) 20.5 -1.0 27.1 29th 13.4 +1.6 9.0 3rd 131.1 89.0 high 147%
Newcastle Nobbys Signal Station AWS 20.6 +0.4 29.6 29th 12.7 +1.2 8.2 20th 52.6 72.1 average 73%
Newcastle University 22.0 -0.9 31.2 30th 10.9 +0.2 5.7 20th 48.6 66.0 average 74%
Norah Head AWS 20.5 -0.6 29.1 29th 12.8 0.0 9.4 19th 52.0 64.0 average 81%
Paterson (Tocal AWS) 22.6 +0.1 32.9 30th 9.2 +0.3 3.3 20th 23.4 48.1 average 49%
Scone Airport AWS 22.1 0.0 30.7 30th 5.8 -1.0 -1.0 20th 31.0 35.2 average 88%
Singleton STP 22.9 -0.7 32.1 30th 8.2 +1.2 3.4 19th 27.5 39.4 average 70%
Williamtown RAAF 21.9 +0.5 31.1 29th 9.5 +0.4 3.9 23rd 54.4 59.2 average 92%
Central Tablelands (North) (district 62)
Gulgong Post Office 21.3 +1.5 30.1 30th 5.0 -1.1 0.4 19th 19.7 46.6 low 42%
Mudgee Airport AWS 20.3 +0.7 29.7 30th 3.9 -0.5 -3.0 20th 26.8 53.4 low 50%
Nullo Mountain AWS 14.5 +0.2 22.9 30th 5.0 -0.6 0.0 3rd 49.6 65.6 low 76%
Central Tablelands (South) (district 63)
Bathurst Agricultural Station 17.5 +1.1 27.8 30th 2.8 -0.6 -2.5 20th 25.0 46.8 low 53%
Bathurst Airport AWS 17.3 +0.2 26.8 30th 3.1 -0.6 -2.3 20th 27.0 47.0 low 57%
Katoomba (Murri St) 15.7 +1.1 25.1 30th 6.0 +0.6 2.0 3rd 44.4 71.8 average 62%
Lithgow (Cooerwull) 15.6   25.6 30th 3.8   -2.3 20th 27.9 56.4 low 49%
Mount Boyce AWS 15.0 +0.3 24.4 30th 5.3 -0.2 0.5 3rd 31.8 54.8 low 58%
Oberon (Springbank) 14.3 +0.5 22.5 30th 2.1 -0.2 -3.8 19th 40.2 67.1 low 60%
Orange Airport AWS 14.7 -0.2 23.5 30th 2.7 -0.6 -1.4 20th 34.4 75.6 low 46%
Springwood (Valley Heights) 20.7   32.5 30th     5.8 3rd 30.2 55.2 average 55%
Central Western Slopes (North) (district 64)
Coonabarabran (Namoi Street) 20.8 +0.4 28.1 30th 2.9 -0.6 -1.2 20th 20.0 49.6 low 40%
Coonabarabran Airport AWS 19.3 -0.7 27.1 30th 8.4 -0.6 3.0 3rd 18.6 43.8 low 42%
Dunedoo Post Office 22.4 +1.6 32.1 30th 6.0 +0.2 -0.5 4th 13.4 42.7 low 31%
Central Western Slopes (South) (district 65)
Cowra Airport AWS 20.1 +0.1 29.5 30th 2.7 -1.4 -2.5 20th 33.2 40.8 low 81%
Dubbo Airport AWS 22.1 +0.9 31.2 30th 5.8 -0.3 -0.5 20th 15.6 42.5 average 37%
Forbes Airport AWS 20.9 +0.2 30.5 30th 4.0 -1.4 -1.1 20th 31.2 41.3 average 76%
Parkes Airport AWS 20.4 +0.2 30.3 30th 3.7 -0.9 -2.4 20th 32.0 43.2 average 74%
Wellington (Agrowplow) 21.5 +0.7 30.4 30th 4.6 -0.8 -1.0 20th 22.8 44.4 low 51%
Metropolitan (East) (district 66)
Bankstown Airport AWS 22.2 +0.6 34.6 30th 9.5 +0.8 5.3 19th 18.6 43.8 average 42%
Canterbury Racecourse AWS 21.2 -0.9 33.5 30th 9.7 +0.3 5.6 20th 38.4 45.7 average 84%
Holsworthy Aerodrome AWS 21.9   34.1 30th 8.9   4.5 19th 15.6
Parramatta North (Masons Drive) 21.9 +0.2 33.6 30th 9.8 +0.5 5.0 19th 35.6 52.8 average 67%
Sydney (Observatory Hill) 21.9 +1.9 33.5 30th 12.3 +1.2 8.8 5th 50.4 68.3 average 74%
Sydney Airport AMO 21.5 +0.9 34.2 30th 12.3 +1.9 8.7 3rd 41.4 60.2 average 69%
Sydney Harbour (Wedding Cake West) 19.4 -0.5 33.2 30th 13.2 -0.2 9.7 3rd
Sydney Olympic Park AWS (Archery Centre) 22.0   33.6 30th 10.2   5.9 19th 48.0
Terrey Hills AWS 19.8 -1.2 31.6 30th 10.6 -0.8 6.2 19th 71.0 62.1 average 114%
Metropolitan (West) (district 67)
Badgerys Creek AWS 21.7 -1.0 33.5 30th 8.6 +0.9 3.2 19th 20.8 33.9 low 61%
Horsley Park Equestrian Centre AWS 21.5 -1.0 33.3 30th 9.2 -0.2 3.6 19th 16.8 36.1 low 47%
Penrith Lakes AWS 23.1 -0.3 35.0 30th 9.8 +0.4 4.9 20th 18.8 31.9 low 59%
Prospect Reservoir 22.3 +0.9 33.5 30th 9.8 +0.4 4.9 19th 28.9 46.6 average 62%
Richmond RAAF 22.7 -0.2 34.0 30th 8.8 +0.8 2.8 19th 19.4 47.0 low 41%
Illawarra (district 68)
Albion Park (Wollongong Airport) 20.7 -0.9 33.5 30th 9.3 +0.9 3.2 20th 53.0 45.2 average 117%
Bellambi AWS 19.6 -0.7 32.9 30th 12.5 0.0 8.3 20th 37.4 57.9 average 65%
Bowral (Parry Drive) 16.5 +0.2 26.2 30th 6.2 +0.9 0.5 19th 33.4 55.8 average 60%
Camden Airport AWS 22.2 +0.2 33.2 30th 7.8 +1.0 2.1 19th 22.8 39.1 average 58%
Campbelltown (Mount Annan) 21.9   32.5 30th 7.7   3.1 19th 14.2
High Range AWS (Wanganderry) 15.7   25.3 30th 6.4   1.6 3rd 27.6
Jervis Bay (Point Perpendicular) 19.0 -0.4 30.6 30th 11.9 -0.1 7.7 19th 67.2 56.2 average 120%
Kiama (Bombo Headland) 19.6   33.4 30th 12.3   8.9 20th 52.4
Moss Vale AWS 16.0 -0.9 25.9 30th 6.1 +0.7 -0.5 19th 32.6 39.7 average 82%
Nowra RAN Air Station AWS 20.5 -0.7 31.2 30th 9.3 +0.6 4.9 7th 55.0 42.2 average 130%
South Coast (district 69)
Bega AWS 20.5 +0.4 29.4 30th 6.7 +0.7 1.7 21st 38.4 32.3 average 119%
Braidwood Racecourse AWS 16.8 +0.2 23.9 29th 3.8 +0.6 -2.7 19th 28.6 51.8 low 55%
Green Cape AWS 17.5 -0.4 24.2 30th 11.4 +0.6 9.0 12th 67.6 38.1 high 177%
Merimbula Airport AWS 19.1 -0.4 27.8 30th 7.3 +0.5 4.3 21st 70.2 47.2 high 149%
Montague Island Lighthouse 17.9 +0.4 25.8 30th 12.2 +0.9 9.1 3rd 87.4 56.9 high 154%
Moruya Airport AWS 20.1 -0.3 31.7 30th 7.8 +1.0 0.8 19th 20.2 40.6 low 50%
Moruya Heads Pilot Station 19.4 +0.7 30.3 30th 9.7 +1.2 4.4 19th 19.6 59.8 low 33%
Narooma (Marine Rescue) 18.6 +0.3 28.8 30th 9.8 +0.8 5.2 19th 25.5 59.4 average 43%
Nerriga AWS 17.2   24.4 29th 5.0   -2.0 19th 14.2
Ulladulla AWS 19.4 +0.2 30.1 30th 10.8 0.0 7.2 18th 31.2 73.7 low 42%
Southern Tablelands (Goulburn-Monaro) (district 70)
Bombala (Therry Street) 16.6 +0.8 25.5 29th 3.0 +0.8 -1.0 27th 50.2 44.3 average 113%
Bombala AWS 14.9 -0.4 22.7 29th 2.8 -0.1 -1.6 21st 53.0 32.5 high 163%
Canberra Airport 17.9   24.1 29th 2.7   -4.3 19th 28.8
Cooma Airport AWS 14.3 -0.9 23.0 29th 0.7 -0.4 -5.8 19th 33.8 36.9 average 92%
Cooma Visitors Centre 16.0 -0.3 24.5 29th 1.1 -0.1 -4.5 19th 29.0 34.9 average 83%
Goulburn Airport AWS 16.8 +0.3 24.0 30th 2.7 -0.4 -4.4 19th 39.6 46.2 average 86%
Goulburn TAFE 16.8 +0.3 24.6 30th 4.9 +0.3 -1.0 19th 32.4 48.7 low 67%
Mount Ginini AWS 9.1 +0.4 16.4 29th 0.4 0.0 -5.4 3rd 38.4 86.7 low 44%
Taralga Post Office 15.9 +0.9 24.0 30th 2.5 -0.6 -2.7 19th 38.5 61.5 low 63%
Tuggeranong (Isabella Plains) AWS 17.8 +0.1 25.4 29th 3.6 -0.3 -2.1 7th 29.2 61.3 low 48%
Southern Tablelands (Snowy Mountains) (district 71)
Perisher Valley AWS 7.2   14.6 23rd -1.4   -6.4 3rd 149.0
Thredbo AWS 3.9 +0.7 13.3 23rd -2.0 +1.0 -8.3 3rd 113.6 148.3 average 77%
Thredbo Village 11.2 +1.4 18.5 23rd -0.8 -0.3 -6.0 19th 149.2 213.1 low 70%
Southwest Slopes (South) (district 72)
Albury Airport AWS 19.1 +1.1 24.3 30th 5.3 -0.4 -0.6 3rd 56.0 57.0 average 98%
Cabramurra SMHEA AWS 9.9 +1.1 16.9 23rd 2.4 +0.5 -3.3 3rd 59.4 127.3 v low 47%
Hume Reservoir 19.1 +1.8 24.6 28th 6.9 +0.2 1.0 4th 64.8 61.6 average 105%
Khancoban AWS 18.3 +1.1 23.5 23rd 3.8 -0.9 -1.6 4th 68.0 87.2 average 78%
Tumbarumba Post Office 17.2 +1.9 22.5 30th 2.4 -0.6 -4.1 4th 48.2 90.5 low 53%
Wagga Wagga AMO 19.4 +1.8 25.9 30th 4.6 -0.5 -2.2 4th 35.8 48.7 average 74%
Southwest Slopes (North) (district 73)
Burrinjuck Dam 18.9 +2.1 24.8 29th 5.0 -0.7 -1.0 4th 50.3 83.3 low 60%
Cootamundra Airport 19.0 +0.7 26.5 29th 2.1 -1.5 -3.6 4th 31.4 49.8 low 63%
Grenfell (Manganese Rd) 18.9 +0.5 27.3 30th 4.6 -1.5 -0.8 4th 39.0 50.1 average 78%
Gundagai (William St) 19.3 +0.9 26.1 30th 4.2 -1.2 -1.8 4th 22.6 59.0 low 38%
Quandialla Post Office 21.1 +1.5 30.0 29th 5.1 -0.5 -0.2 18th 24.8 40.3 average 62%
Temora Airport 19.5   27.2 29th 2.3   -2.3 20th 29.2 31.5 average 93%
Wyalong Post Office 21.3 +1.8 29.3 29th 6.3 +0.1 1.7 3rd 9.0 36.6 v low 25%
Young Airport 18.7 +0.8 26.8 29th 1.5 -1.6 -3.5 4th 26.2 48.8 low 54%
Riverina (East) (district 74)
Corowa Airport 19.5 +1.0 26.6 28th 4.9 -0.8 0.0 3rd 35.6 48.1 average 74%
Deniliquin Airport AWS 20.8 +0.8 29.2 28th 5.6 -0.6 0.0 19th 55.0 35.0 high 157%
Narrandera Airport AWS 21.7 +1.9 29.0 30th 5.0 -0.8 -1.1 19th 19.6 35.4 low 55%
Tocumwal Airport 19.9 +1.0 27.4 28th 5.9 -0.4 1.6 4th 56.2 39.1 high 144%
Yanco Agricultural Institute 22.2 +1.7 29.2 30th 7.3 -0.5 1.7 4th 12.4 34.8 low 36%
Riverina (West) (district 75)
Griffith Airport AWS 22.1 +2.2 29.8 30th 6.3 +0.4 0.4 20th 20.2 32.1 average 63%
Hay (Miller Street) 22.6 +1.9 30.6 28th 7.6 +0.9 1.3 19th 14.8 31.2 low 47%
Hay Airport AWS 22.8   31.2 28th 6.8   0.0 19th 14.6
Hillston Airport 22.9 +2.1 30.2 30th 7.1 0.0 0.4 20th 27.5 27.7 average 99%
Lake Cargelligo Airport 22.4 +0.9 30.7 29th 7.0 -0.1 2.5 4th 12.8 31.4 low 41%
Offshore Islands (district 200)
Lord Howe Island Aero 19.8 -0.2 22.1 17th 14.3 -0.3 9.4 14th 118.8 111.0 average 107%
Norfolk Island Aero 19.4 +0.4 22.1 18th 14.6 +0.9 11.5 25th 40.6 93.8 low 43%

Notes

A Monthly Climate Summary is prepared to list the main features of the weather in New South Wales using the most timely and accurate information available on the date of publication; it will generally not be updated. Later information, including data that has had greater opportunity for quality control, will be presented in the Monthly Weather Review, usually published in the fourth week of the month.

A Climate Summary is generally published on the first working day of each month.

This statement has been prepared based on information available at 11 am on Wednesday 1 October 2014. Some checks have been made on the data, but it is possible that results will change as new information becomes available.

Averages for individual sites are long-term means based on observations from all available years of record, which vary widely from site to site. They are not shown for sites with less than 10 years of record, as they cannot then be calculated reliably.
The median is sometimes more representative than the mean of long-term average rain.

The Rank indicates how rainfall this time compares with the climate record for the site, based on the decile ranking (very low rainfall is in decile 1, low in decile 2 or 3, average in decile 4 to 7, high in decile 8 or 9 and very high is in decile 10).
The Fraction of average shows how much rain has fallen this time as a percentage of the long-term mean.

The ACORN-SAT dataset is used for temperature area averages.

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