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Giles Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||20.0||-2.8||34.2||-1.7|
|Feb 1957-2014 Average||22.8||35.9|
|Feb 1957-2014 Highest||31.2||18th 1965||44.4||7th 1994|
|Feb 1957-2014 Lowest||9.8||23rd 1967||18.1||28th 1987|
|February 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Feb 1957-2014 Average Total||45.5||5.4 day(s)|
|Feb 1957-2014 Wettest Total||312.2||1974|
|Feb 1957-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||217.2||22nd 1974|
|Feb 1957-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1963|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||84.6||14 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1957-2014 Average Total||75.5||10.8 day(s)|
Interior, Western Australia
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