ABOVE: Storm clouds gather over the church at Mallanganee. Photo: Susanna Freymark
The paddocks are lush and green. In places like Rappville, the charred trunks of the trees from the 2019 bushfires are a reminder of the past. Of how dry it was two years ago.
The rain has been welcomed and this month it seems like we had a lot.
Comparing December this year to last year shows 2020 ended with a much wetter month.
December 2021: 262.4mm
December 2020: 438.6mm
December 2021: 300.8mm
December 2020: 415.6mm
Green Pigeon near Kyogle
December 2021: 239.6mm
December 2020: 585.2mm
Total for the year: 1,928.8mm
Total for last year: 1,769.0mm
Green Pigeon rainfall supplied by Lyn Walters
New Years Eve day is sunny with scattered showers, so if you’re celebrating outside be prepared for some rain. Temperatures should stay below 30C.