Bega has experienced its driest September on record, with only 0.4mm of rainfall for the whole month.
The rainfall was recorded on September 28 and 29, registering 0.2mm for each day.
The numbers are in contrast to last year’s data, that shows 99.8mm, the second wettest September since records began at Bega’s automatic weather station in 1994.
The average September rainfall for Bega is 32.9mm.
The wettest month in Bega this year was May, with 29.8mm of rain. May 20 was the wettest day, which saw 27.8mm of rain.