Southern Cross Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||15.7||-1.9||32.5||-1.2|
|Feb 1997-2014 Average||17.6||33.7|
|Feb 1997-2014 Highest||25.7||2nd 1997||46.7||16th 2005|
|Feb 1997-2014 Lowest||9.3||26th 2009||18.4||21st 2008|
|February 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Feb 1997-2014 Average Total||24.7||3.6 day(s)|
|Feb 1997-2014 Wettest Total||73.8||2011|
|Feb 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||56.8||17th 2011|
|Feb 1997-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1998|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||63.6||8 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1997-2014 Average Total||56.1||7.9 day(s)|
Central Wheatbelt, 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.