Cairns Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|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)|
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
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.