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Blanchetown Rainfall Reports

February 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Wed 01/02/2017 0.0 -
Thu 02/02/2017 0.0 -
Fri 03/02/2017 0.0 -
Sat 04/02/2017 0.0 -
Sun 05/02/2017 2.0 24
Mon 06/02/2017 22.8 24
Tue 07/02/2017 9.8 24
February 2017 Total 34.6 3 day(s)
February 1969-2008 Average Total 18.2 3.3 day(s)
February 1969-2008 Wettest Total 123.4 1973
February 1969-2008 Wettest 24hr Total 82.8 6th 1973
February 1969-2008 Driest Total 0.0 1980
Jan-Feb 2017 Total 68.2 8 day(s)
Jan-Feb 1969-2009 Average Total 38.9 7.8 day(s)
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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

Murraylands, South Australia
34.3515°S 139.6153°E 11m AMSL
Commenced 1968
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Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred makes landfall, weakens to tropical low

08:36 EDT

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.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

06:34 EDT

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

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.