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Lightning Ridge Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||21.2||-0.4||34.6||+0.2|
|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
Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.
The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.