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Point Lookout Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||23.6||+1.1||30.1||+0.9|
|Feb 1997-2014 Average||22.5||29.2|
|Feb 1997-2014 Highest||26.8||11th 1997||35.2||9th 2002|
|Feb 1997-2014 Lowest||16.6||7th 1997||23.6||23rd 2012|
|February 2016 Total||17 1.8||2 day(s)|
|Feb 1997-2014 Average Total||147.8||13.4 day(s)|
|Feb 1997-2014 Wettest Total||299.0||2013|
|Feb 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||97.4||2nd 2001|
|Feb 1997-2014 Driest Total||20.2||2005|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||84.8||18 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1997-2014 Average Total||298.2||27.5 day(s)|
Southeast Coast, Queensland
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.