Townsville Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||73 26.6||+2.5||32.8||+1.7|
|Feb 1941-2014 Average||24.1||31.1|
|Feb 1941-2014 Highest||30.6||13th 1969||42.7||13th 1969|
|Feb 1941-2014 Lowest||17.9||16th 1951||24.5||2nd 1945|
|February 2016 Total||84.0||8 day(s)|
|Feb 1941-2014 Average Total||305.2||15.6 day(s)|
|Feb 1941-2014 Wettest Total||960.8||2009|
|Feb 1941-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||317.6||1st 1977|
|Feb 1941-2014 Driest Total||4.2||1983|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||160.4||19 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1941-2014 Average Total||579.0||30.2 day(s)|
Lower Burdekin, Queensland
Overall, this last week has been the driest spell since about mid-December in NSW.
Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.
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.