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North East Island Rainfall Reports

February 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
 
February 2017 Total - 0 day(s)
February 1987-2006 Average Total 169.3 10.5 day(s)
February 1987-2006 Wettest Total 566.6 1987
February 1987-2006 Wettest 24hr Total 148.0 8th 1987
February 1987-2006 Driest Total 0.0 1997
 
Jan-Feb 2017 Total - 0 day(s)
Jan-Feb 1987-2006 Average Total 282.3 19.7 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
10  
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Station Details

NORTH EAST ISLAND
Arnhem, Northern Territory
13.6449°S 136.9445°E 17m AMSL
Commenced 1971 / Closed 2014
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Kimberley wet season causing havoc but creating tourism opportunities

21:33 EDT

WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

19:40 EDT

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

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.