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Penrith Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||17.9||-0.6||28.3||-1.0|
|Feb 1996-2014 Average||18.5||29.3|
|Feb 1996-2014 Highest||25.7||3rd 2011||45.0||21st 2004|
|Feb 1996-2014 Lowest||11.6||13th 1996||18.2||14th 2009|
|February 2016 Total||18 1.4||3 day(s)|
|Feb 1996-2014 Average Total||135.3||11.7 day(s)|
|Feb 1996-2014 Wettest Total||274.8||2010|
|Feb 1996-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||139.0||12th 1997|
|Feb 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
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