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Rockhampton Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||23.7||+1.6||32.5||+1.3|
|Feb 1940-2014 Average||22.1||31.2|
|Feb 1940-2014 Highest||27.5||15th 1981||43.3||11th 1969|
|Feb 1940-2014 Lowest||16.2||5th 1945||21.7||19th 1960|
|February 2016 Total||228.2||7 day(s)|
|Feb 1940-2014 Average Total||144.2||12.3 day(s)|
|Feb 1940-2014 Wettest Total||478.4||2008|
|Feb 1940-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||183.1||18th 1961|
|Feb 1940-2014 Driest Total||2.8||1965|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||262.6||14 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1940-2014 Average Total||277.0||23.5 day(s)|
Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record
The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.
A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.
After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.