It is a fact of life that events of today tend to overshadow similar events in times gone by. This tendency is reinforced by the casual tossing in of adjectives like "unprecedented" and "unique" when current events are being reported. So is the dry spell of recent years the worst ever experienced at Fairbairn Golf Club? Answer: quite possibly ........... but let's not forget 'The Millennium Drought'.
Here are some pictures dug out of the archive from February 2007:
And here are some pictures taken in December 2019:
Which ever way you look at it, Dorothea Mackellar definitely got it at least half-right! Now roll-on more of the "Flooding Rains" bit.