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Powerline Rainfall Reports

February 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Wed 01/02/2017 7.0 24
Thu 02/02/2017 0.0 24
Fri 03/02/2017 0.0 24
Sat 04/02/2017 2.0 24
Sun 05/02/2017 0.0 24
Mon 06/02/2017 0.0 24
Tue 07/02/2017 0.0 24
Wed 08/02/2017 0.0 24
Thu 09/02/2017 0.0 24
Fri 10/02/2017 0.0 24
Sat 11/02/2017 0.0 24
Sun 12/02/2017 0.0 24
Mon 13/02/2017 0.0 24
Tue 14/02/2017 0.0 24
Wed 15/02/2017 18.0 24
Thu 16/02/2017 20.0 24
Fri 17/02/2017 0.0 24
Sat 18/02/2017 0.0 24
Sun 19/02/2017 0.0 24
Mon 20/02/2017 13.0 24
 
February 2017 Total 60.0 5 day(s)
 
Jan-Feb 2017 Total 277.0 18 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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Station Details

POWERLINE TM
Lower Burdekin, Queensland
19.6333°S 147.1103°E 24m AMSL
Commenced 1969
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