Lajamanu Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||23.9||+0.5||36.2||+0.3|
|Feb 1968-2014 Average||23.4||35.9|
|Feb 1968-2014 Highest||29.2||20th 1970||43.9||16th 1971|
|Feb 1968-2014 Lowest||16.0||15th 2009||24.5||12th 2009|
|February 2016 Total||16.4||3 day(s)|
|Feb 1952-2014 Average Total||152.2||9.2 day(s)|
|Feb 1952-2014 Wettest Total||557.0||1993|
|Feb 1952-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||156.2||27th 1968|
|Feb 1952-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1954|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||163.6||14 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1952-2014 Average Total||300.8||18.6 day(s)|
Victoria River, Northern Territory
Devastated farmers back on track five years after Cyclone Yasi unleashed fury on far north Queensland
The sickening sight of wrecked crops and damaged infrastructure was all too familiar for tropical flower producers Rob and Heidi Piccolo of Basilisk Blooms.
Overall, this last week has been the driest spell since about mid-December in NSW.
Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.