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McArthur River Rainfall Reports

February 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Wed 01/02/2017 0.0 24
Thu 02/02/2017 0.0 24
Fri 03/02/2017 1.0 24
Sat 04/02/2017 24.8 24
Sun 05/02/2017 12.8 24
Mon 06/02/2017 73.0 24
Tue 07/02/2017 44.2 24
Wed 08/02/2017 - -
Thu 09/02/2017 0.0 24
Fri 10/02/2017 5.6 24
Sat 11/02/2017 34.8 24
Sun 12/02/2017 1.2 24
Mon 13/02/2017 0.8 24
Tue 14/02/2017 9.2 24
Wed 15/02/2017 3.4 24
Thu 16/02/2017 0.0 24
Fri 17/02/2017 0.8 24
Sat 18/02/2017 11.8 24
Sun 19/02/2017 125.6 24
Mon 20/02/2017 15.4 24
 
February 2017 Total 364.4 15 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 2017 Total 626.2 32 day(s)
Jan-Feb 1969-2014 Average Total 394.7 26.9 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

Station Details

MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT
Roper-McArthur, Northern Territory
16.4423°S 136.0760°E 40m AMSL
Commenced 1968
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Canberra's coldest February morning on record

09:58 EDT

The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred makes landfall, weakens to tropical low

08:36 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

06:34 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria were evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they waited for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.