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Cape Wessel Rainfall Reports

February 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Mon 01/02/2016 0.8 24
Tue 02/02/2016 18.0 24
Wed 03/02/2016 2.2 24
Thu 04/02/2016 0.0 24
Fri 05/02/2016 1.4 24
Sat 06/02/2016 0.2 24
Sun 07/02/2016 0.0 24
Mon 08/02/2016 0.0 24
Tue 09/02/2016 0.0 24
Wed 10/02/2016 0.6 24
Thu 11/02/2016 2.0 24
Fri 12/02/2016 33.0 24
Sat 13/02/2016 49.8 24
 
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)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

Station Details

CAPE WESSEL
Arnhem, Northern Territory
11.0047°S 136.7586°E 18m AMSL
Commenced 1968
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Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

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.