Lightning Ridge Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||20.8||-0.8||34.1||-0.3|
|Feb 1998-2014 Average||21.6||34.4|
|Feb 1998-2014 Highest||31.0||15th 2014||44.5||21st 2004|
|Feb 1998-2014 Lowest||10.3||3rd 2005||21.6||25th 2002|
|February 2016 Total||17 0.0||0 day(s)|
|Feb 1998-2014 Average Total||48.6||5.2 day(s)|
|Feb 1998-2014 Wettest Total||141.0||2009|
|Feb 1998-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||60.6||14th 2009|
|Feb 1998-2014 Driest Total||2.2||2011|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||120.2||9 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1998-2014 Average Total||98.2||11.1 day(s)|
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
Perth is heading for a scorching 40 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.