Penrith Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|February 2016 Total||18 1.4||3 day(s)|
|February 1996-2014 Average Total||135.3||11.7 day(s)|
|February 1996-2014 Wettest Total||274.8||2010|
|February 1996-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||139.0||12th 1997|
|February 1996-2014 Driest Total||21.8||2011|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||309.2||19 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1996-2014 Average Total||226.8||23.0 day(s)|
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
Backyards in Queanbeyan and parts of Canberra have been covered with "golf-ball sized" hailstones and the roof of a supermarket has partially collapsed after a storm hit the region.
A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.
Much of southeastern Australia is experiencing its sunniest week since spring and skies have been staying clear at night, effectively giving planet gazers a fine-tuned view of a rare feature.