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Learmonth Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||22.4||-1.7||38.3||+0.8|
|Feb 1976-2014 Average||24.1||37.5|
|Feb 1976-2014 Highest||30.4||10th 1977||47.7||10th 1977|
|Feb 1976-2014 Lowest||17.4||2nd 2001||23.8||5th 1993|
|February 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Feb 1946-2014 Average Total||42.4||3.2 day(s)|
|Feb 1946-2014 Wettest Total||238.7||1961|
|Feb 1946-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||118.1||12th 1961|
|Feb 1946-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1953|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||0.6||2 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1946-2014 Average Total||72.5||5.6 day(s)|
Pilbara, Western Australia
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.