McArthur River Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||24.3||-0.4||35.3||+0.1|
|Feb 1969-2014 Average||24.7||35.2|
|Feb 1969-2014 Highest||30.0||9th 1971||45.3||19th 1983|
|Feb 1969-2014 Lowest||17.5||3rd 1990||25.4||14th 1974|
|February 2016 Total||22.2||4 day(s)|
|Feb 1969-2014 Average Total||184.4||13.3 day(s)|
|Feb 1969-2014 Wettest Total||660.9||2001|
|Feb 1969-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||197.6||15th 1974|
|Feb 1969-2014 Driest Total||5.2||1983|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||82.6||15 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1969-2014 Average Total||394.7||26.9 day(s)|
Roper-McArthur, Northern Territory
Perth has hit a scorching 40.4 degrees Celsius on day one of a heatwave that is expected to last for at least five days.
After a wet start to the year, southeastern Australia is drying out, beginning its driest spell in about two months.
Around 20 cars became partially submerged after falling through a temporary car park established on Wisconsin's frozen Lake Geneva on Saturday local time.