Gladstone Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|Mon 01/02/2016||55 27.0||+4.6||34.4||+3.5||0.0|
|February 2016 Average||23.3||+0.9||31.7||+0.8|
|Feb 1958-2014 Average||22.4||30.9|
|Feb 1958-2014 Highest||26.7||3rd 1997||40.1||3rd 1990|
|Feb 1958-2014 Lowest||17.2||15th 1996||20.8||15th 2000|
|February 2016 Total||108.0||6 day(s)|
|Feb 1958-2014 Average Total||148.6||12.2 day(s)|
|Feb 1958-2014 Wettest Total||709.8||1971|
|Feb 1958-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||248.0||5th 2003|
|Feb 1958-2014 Driest Total||7.2||1983|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||227.0||16 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1958-2014 Average Total||303.4||24.6 day(s)|
Backyards in Queanbeyan and parts of Canberra have been covered with "golf-ball sized" hailstones and the roof of a supermarket has partially collapsed after a storm hit the region.
A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.
Much of southeastern Australia is experiencing its sunniest week since spring and skies have been staying clear at night, effectively giving planet gazers a fine-tuned view of a rare feature.