Cardwell Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||57 26.2||+2.7||32.4||+1.0|
|Feb 1957-2014 Average||23.5||31.4|
|Feb 1957-2014 Highest||27.5||13th 1969||40.4||12th 1969|
|Feb 1957-2014 Lowest||16.8||6th 1990||24.1||18th 2001|
|February 2016 Total||127 12.2||4 day(s)|
|Feb 1887-2014 Average Total||463.0||16.3 day(s)|
|Feb 1887-2014 Wettest Total||1330.5||1947|
|Feb 1887-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||391.4||8th 1947|
|Feb 1887-2014 Driest Total||36.3||1905|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||181.1||21 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1887-2014 Average Total||901.9||32.2 day(s)|
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
Perth 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.