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Tindal Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||24.7||+0.7||34.2||+0.5|
|Feb 1985-2014 Average||24.0||33.7|
|Feb 1985-2014 Highest||28.7||11th 1992||38.9||21st 1996|
|Feb 1985-2014 Lowest||18.3||10th 2012||24.0||3rd 2004|
|February 2016 Total||49.8||5 day(s)|
|Feb 1970-2014 Average Total||241.5||14.2 day(s)|
|Feb 1970-2014 Wettest Total||719.3||2004|
|Feb 1970-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||128.2||22nd 2004|
|Feb 1970-2014 Driest Total||42.2||1996|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||171.4||21 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1970-2014 Average Total||507.4||29.6 day(s)|
Darwin-Daly, Northern Territory
Perth has hit a scorching 40 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.