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South West Monthly Summaries

February 2016
Station
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
12.6 +1.3 26.0 -1.1 25.8 79
10.4 +0.2 22.7 +2.2 13.4 70
15.7 +0.5 21.0 -0.3 3.8 15
14.8 +0.9 21.1 -0.4 5.0 12
14.3 +1.8 25.4 -1.5 6.6 16
14.4 - 25.7 - 5.2 -
13.2 +2.0 25.3 -1.5 12.2 50
12.5 +1.1 26.5 +0.2 3.8 11
8.5 -1.1 17.4 -2.3 39.2 99
13.0 +0.1 25.3 +0.1 10.4 36
15.0 +0.5 23.0 +0.2 3.2 10
14.0 +1.3 22.3 -0.2 9.0 34
12.8 +0.5 24.6 -0.2 7.2 23
11.8 -0.2 25.6 -1.5 6.8 35
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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Research finds grain growers are seeding winter crops earlier each year as climate changes

19:16 EDT

New research has confirmed that Australian grain growers are planting winter crops a month earlier than they were 30 years ago.

Rain in drought-affected western Queensland, patchy and still not enough

17:20 EDT

The first week of February has delivered some much needed rain to parts of drought-affected western Queensland, with some properties recording their best falls in six years.

Quilpie kangaroo cull cancelled after rain draws animals to greener pastures

16:59 EDT

Quilpie Shire Council has cancelled its controversial plan to cull kangaroos around the outback Queensland town after the animals left of their own accord.