Troughton Island Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||27.2||+1.0||32.2||+0.7|
|Feb 1957-2014 Average||26.2||31.5|
|Feb 1957-2014 Highest||29.4||9th 1985||35.2||7th 2013|
|Feb 1957-2014 Lowest||20.0||10th 1969||26.7||23rd 1968|
|February 2016 Total||8.4||1 day(s)|
|Feb 1957-2014 Average Total||205.2||12.3 day(s)|
|Feb 1957-2014 Wettest Total||455.4||1968|
|Feb 1957-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||123.4||27th 1961|
|Feb 1957-2014 Driest Total||8.4||1964|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||119.8||6 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1957-2014 Average Total||479.1||25.8 day(s)|
Kimberley, Western Australia
Perth has recorded above 40 degree Celsius temperatures for three days in a row, melting a February record which has stood for more than 50 years.
The plan to turn a historic outback Queensland hospital building into a medical museum is a step closer to reality with the project given more than $140,000 in drought funding.
Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.