Rainbow Beach Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||-||29.1||+0.4|
|Feb 1993-2009 Average||22.1||28.7|
|Feb 1993-2009 Highest||27.4||22nd 2004||37.0||23rd 2008|
|Feb 1993-2009 Lowest||14.8||15th 1996||22.2||3rd 2004|
|February 2016 Total||59.7||6 day(s)|
|Feb 1993-2014 Average Total||214.1||13.6 day(s)|
|Feb 1993-2014 Wettest Total||674.2||1999|
|Feb 1993-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||242.2||5th 2003|
|Feb 1993-2014 Driest Total||25.6||2014|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||185.7||16 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1993-2014 Average Total||391.4||27.0 day(s)|
Wide Bay & Burnett, Queensland
Perth has hit a scorching 40.4 degrees Celsius on day one of a heatwave that is expected to last for at least five days.
After a wet start to the year, southeastern Australia is drying out, beginning its driest spell in about two months.
Around 20 cars became partially submerged after falling through a temporary car park established on Wisconsin's frozen Lake Geneva on Saturday local time.