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November Rainfall Records Broken Across The Mid-North Last Week

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As rain fell across the Mid North last week, so too did a number of November rainfall and temperature records.

Saddleworth, Hamley Bridge and Mallala all broke their previous November rainfall records, with Saddleworth recording 27.4 millimetres of rain in 24 hours across Thursday and Friday.

Many homes switched their air conditioners back to heating and pulled out the winter woollies again, however Yongala broke a 50-year-old record low for its maximum November temperature at just 8.4 degrees; 3.4 degrees lower than the record recorded on this day (November 24) in 1971.

Comparatively, rainfall levels in November 2020 were 71 percent below average, making it the state's driest November since 1990.

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