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Peak Hill Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||18.2||-1.1||31.3||-1.1|
|Feb 1966-2014 Average||19.3||32.4|
|Feb 1966-2014 Highest||30.3||12th 2004||45.1||15th 2004|
|Feb 1966-2014 Lowest||7.8||23rd 1993||18.4||2nd 2012|
|February 2016 Total||2.4||1 day(s)|
|Feb 1891-2014 Average Total||49.8||4.9 day(s)|
|Feb 1891-2014 Wettest Total||328.7||1973|
|Feb 1891-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||133.9||24th 1955|
|Feb 1891-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1892|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||120.4||9 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1891-2014 Average Total||108.3||9.9 day(s)|
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
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.