Prospect Dam Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||17.2||-0.6||27.1||-0.8|
|Feb 1965-2014 Average||17.8||27.9|
|Feb 1965-2014 Highest||26.5||6th 2011||42.5||1st 1977|
|Feb 1965-2014 Lowest||10.8||18th 1998||18.0||11th 1973|
|February 2016 Total||5.3||5 day(s)|
|Feb 1887-2014 Average Total||97.0||10.7 day(s)|
|Feb 1887-2014 Wettest Total||519.1||1956|
|Feb 1887-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||164.6||11th 1956|
|Feb 1887-2014 Driest Total||2.8||1902|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||321.1||19 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1887-2014 Average Total||189.3||21.3 day(s)|
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
Perth hit a scorching 40.4 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.