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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||23.6||+1.2||31.8||+0.9|
|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)|
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.