Christmas Island Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|February 2016 Total||220.4||12 day(s)|
|February 1973-2014 Average Total||349.9||19.8 day(s)|
|February 1973-2014 Wettest Total||811.1||1975|
|February 1973-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||186.2||12th 2001|
|February 1973-2014 Driest Total||59.6||1993|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||469.6||32 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1973-2014 Average Total||648.1||38.6 day(s)|
Pilbara, Western Australia
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.