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Southport Rainfall Reports

February 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Mon 01/02/2016 1.8 24
Tue 02/02/2016 3.8 24
Wed 03/02/2016 0.0 -
Thu 04/02/2016 13.4 24
Fri 05/02/2016 5.4 24
February 2016 Total 24.4 4 day(s)
February 1888-2014 Average Total 191.3 13.3 day(s)
February 1888-2014 Wettest Total 880.1 1893
February 1888-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 426.2 6th 1931
February 1888-2014 Driest Total 0.0 1996
Jan-Feb 2016 Total 116.6 13 day(s)
Jan-Feb 1887-2014 Average Total 370.7 25.9 day(s)
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

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Southeast Coast, Queensland
27.9829°S 153.4056°E 17m AMSL
Commenced 1881
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Heavy rain hammers QLD's Central Coast

10:02 EDT

A deep low pressure trough has brought heavy rain and storms to central parts of the Queensland coast.

Research finds grain growers are seeding winter crops earlier each year as climate changes

19:16 EDT

New research has confirmed that Australian grain growers are planting winter crops a month earlier than they were 30 years ago.

Rain in drought-affected western Queensland, patchy and still not enough

17:20 EDT

The first week of February has delivered some much needed rain to parts of drought-affected western Queensland, with some properties recording their best falls in six years.