Sweers Island Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||26.3||+0.2||32.3||+0.0|
|Feb 2002-2014 Average||26.1||32.3|
|Feb 2002-2014 Highest||30.3||3rd 2002||36.7||3rd 2002|
|Feb 2002-2014 Lowest||21.4||7th 2006||26.7||26th 2011|
|February 2016 Total||40.4||4 day(s)|
|Feb 1893-2014 Average Total||302.8||14.0 day(s)|
|Feb 1893-2014 Wettest Total||668.3||1896|
|Feb 1893-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||156.2||22nd 1896|
|Feb 1893-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1900|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||140.9||10 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1893-2014 Average Total||649.6||28.9 day(s)|
Gulf Country, Queensland
Perth has recorded above 40 degree Celsius temperatures for three days in a row, melting a February record which has stood for more than 50 years.
The plan to turn a historic outback Queensland hospital building into a medical museum is a step closer to reality with the project given more than $140,000 in drought funding.
Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.