Cairns Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||71 26.3||+2.5||33.0||+1.8|
|Feb 1943-2014 Average||23.8||31.2|
|Feb 1943-2014 Highest||28.4||2nd 1978||38.9||12th 1969|
|Feb 1943-2014 Lowest||17.9||1st 1975||24.4||26th 1995|
|February 2016 Total||72 11.4||4 day(s)|
|Feb 1943-2014 Average Total||448.9||19.0 day(s)|
|Feb 1943-2014 Wettest Total||1287.0||2000|
|Feb 1943-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||286.3||4th 1967|
|Feb 1943-2014 Driest Total||30.4||1990|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||289.0||22 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1943-2014 Average Total||843.2||37.4 day(s)|
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
Perth has hit a scorching 40.4 degrees Celsius on day one of a heatwave that is expected to last for at least five days.
After a wet start to the year, southeastern Australia is drying out, beginning its driest spell in about two months.
Around 20 cars became partially submerged after falling through a temporary car park established on Wisconsin's frozen Lake Geneva on Saturday local time.