The more rain and thunder coming to the South Burnett.
The more rain and thunder coming to the South Burnett. Heath Pukallus

2016 rainfall averages

THE South Burnett started the year with good dose of above-average rain with both January and March well above average.

However, April ended dry and we had our driest May on record.

We then got some good rain in June and July, but the year ended really dry.

December was almost 62mm below the long-term average.

All told, we were only 86.9mm below the yearly average.

This compares to 2015 when the region 178.9mm above the yearly average.

Jan 142mm - 42mm above average*

Feb 59.2 - 33.4mm below average

Mar 71.2 - 11.9mm above average

Apr 4.2 - 20mm below average

May 5.6 - 26.8mm below average

Jun 76.6 - 30mm above average

Jul 44.4 - 24mm above average

Aug 26.0 - 6.6mm below average

Sep 75.4 - 44.4mm above average

Oct 17.2 - 33.8mm below average

Nov 10.6 - 54.7mm below average

Dec 44.4 - 61.2mm below average

Total 576.8 - 86.9 mm below average

  • All data from the Bureau or Meteorology website based on readings from the Kingaroy Airport.
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