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North East Island Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|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)|
Arnhem, Northern Territory
Commenced 1971 / Closed 2014
An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.
The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.
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.