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Cairns Ap Rainfall Reports

February 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Mon 01/02/2016 2.0 24
Tue 02/02/2016 0.4 24
Wed 03/02/2016 0.0 24
Thu 04/02/2016 0.0 24
Fri 05/02/2016 0.0 24
Sat 06/02/2016 6 24
February 2016 Total 72 8.4 3 day(s)
February 1943-2014 Average Total 448.9 19.0 day(s)
February 1943-2014 Wettest Total 1287.0 2000
February 1943-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 286.3 4th 1967
February 1943-2014 Driest Total 30.4 1990
Jan-Feb 2016 Total 286.0 21 day(s)
Jan-Feb 1943-2014 Average Total 843.2 37.4 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

Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
16.8736°S 145.7458°E 2m AMSL
Commenced 1941
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Rain in drought-affected western Queensland, patchy and still not enough

17:20 EDT

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