Tocal Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|February 2016 Total||11.2||2 day(s)|
|February 1968-2014 Average Total||121.6||11.4 day(s)|
|February 1968-2014 Wettest Total||487.0||1990|
|February 1968-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||194.4||3rd 1990|
|February 1968-2014 Driest Total||7.8||1991|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||442.4||16 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1968-2014 Average Total||224.2||23.0 day(s)|
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
Perth has hit 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.