Coconut Island Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|February 2016 Total||16 82.0||3 day(s)|
|February 1997-2014 Average Total||269.2||17.1 day(s)|
|February 1997-2014 Wettest Total||422.6||2006|
|February 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||143.2||27th 2007|
|February 1997-2014 Driest Total||135.6||2013|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||169.6||11 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1996-2014 Average Total||576.2||34.1 day(s)|
A deep low pressure trough has brought heavy rain and storms to central parts of the Queensland coast.
New research has confirmed that Australian grain growers are planting winter crops a month earlier than they were 30 years ago.
The first week of February has delivered some much needed rain to parts of drought-affected western Queensland, with some properties recording their best falls in six years.