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Barrow Island Daily Summaries

February 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Mon 01/02/2016 24.1 -2.2 29.8 -3.8 0.0  
Tue 02/02/2016 23.7 -2.6 33.4 -0.2 0.0  
Wed 03/02/2016 24.3 -2.0 33.6 +0.0 0.0  
Thu 04/02/2016 26.2 -0.1 35.2 +1.6 0.0  
Fri 05/02/2016 25.8 -0.5 35 +1 0.0  
 
February 2016 Average 24.8 -1.5 33.4 -0.2    
Feb 1999-2014 Average 26.3   33.6      
Feb 1999-2014 Highest 31.2 23rd 2013 41.0 8th 2000    
Feb 1999-2014 Lowest 21.5 6th 2010 26.9 27th 2006    
 
February 2016 Total         0.0 0 day(s)
Feb 1999-2014 Average Total         60.0 3.0 day(s)
Feb 1999-2014 Wettest Total         196.0 2009
Feb 1999-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         283.0 23rd 2011
Feb 1999-2014 Driest Total         0.0 2002
 
Jan-Feb 2016 Total         11.0 3 day(s)
Jan-Feb 1999-2014 Average Total         86.8 6.1 day(s)
 
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A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

Station Details

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT
Pilbara, Western Australia
20.8750°S 115.4056°E 6m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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Research finds grain growers are seeding winter crops earlier each year as climate changes

19:16 EDT

New research has confirmed that Australian grain growers are planting winter crops a month earlier than they were 30 years ago.

Rain in drought-affected western Queensland, patchy and still not enough

17:20 EDT

The first week of February has delivered some much needed rain to parts of drought-affected western Queensland, with some properties recording their best falls in six years.

Quilpie kangaroo cull cancelled after rain draws animals to greener pastures

16:59 EDT

Quilpie Shire Council has cancelled its controversial plan to cull kangaroos around the outback Queensland town after the animals left of their own accord.