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Mt Isa Rainfall Reports

February 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Mon 01/02/2016 1.2 24
Tue 02/02/2016 0.0 24
Wed 03/02/2016 0.0 24
Thu 04/02/2016 33.0 24
Fri 05/02/2016 0.0 24
February 2016 Total 34.2 2 day(s)
February 1967-2014 Average Total 103.2 9.2 day(s)
February 1967-2014 Wettest Total 251.8 2011
February 1967-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 148.8 5th 2001
February 1967-2014 Driest Total 2.2 1978
Jan-Feb 2016 Total 94.0 11 day(s)
Jan-Feb 1967-2014 Average Total 216.8 19.0 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.

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Northwest, Queensland
20.6778°S 139.4875°E 340m AMSL
Commenced 1966
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19:16 EDT

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Rain in drought-affected western Queensland, patchy and still not enough

17:20 EDT

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.

Quilpie kangaroo cull cancelled after rain draws animals to greener pastures

16:59 EDT

Quilpie Shire Council has cancelled its controversial plan to cull kangaroos around the outback Queensland town after the animals left of their own accord.