Cape Wessel Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|February 2016 Total||108.0||9 day(s)|
|February 1987-2005 Average Total||263.6||14.2 day(s)|
|February 1987-2005 Wettest Total||689.2||1992|
|February 1987-2005 Wettest 24hr Total||303.0||10th 1992|
|February 1987-2005 Driest Total||0.2||1999|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||194.4||17 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1987-2006 Average Total||482.7||28.6 day(s)|
Arnhem, Northern Territory
Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.
The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.