McArthur River Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|February 2016 Total||54.0||6 day(s)|
|February 1969-2014 Average Total||184.4||13.3 day(s)|
|February 1969-2014 Wettest Total||660.9||2001|
|February 1969-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||197.6||15th 1974|
|February 1969-2014 Driest Total||5.2||1983|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||114.4||17 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1969-2014 Average Total||394.7||26.9 day(s)|
Roper-McArthur, Northern Territory
Australia's western capital equalled its record of four consecutive days over 40 degrees yesterday, and some of that heat is returning.
The tiny community of Palmers Island in northern New South Wales has rallied around two residents left homeless after a super cell storm.
A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.