Warwick Has Suffered the Driest Summer on Record

Just 2.6 mm rain in February


Hit News Team

1 March 2019

Hit News Team

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Summer is over and today we welcome in Autumn.

There’s absolutely no doubt about it, it has been a tough summer for most.

The Southern Downs has been no exception, recording their driest summer on record with what can only be described as “a drizzle of rain” with February receiving just 2.6mm in rainfall – but what’s even more depressing is that for the entire summer period, Warwick received only 85mm – their average is 249.7mm.

Mayor Tracy Dobie says the drought is having an impact on the community:

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