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Laverton Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||15.8||+1.6||25.9||+0.4|
|Feb 1944-2014 Average||14.2||25.5|
|Feb 1944-2014 Highest||26.1||9th 1970||47.5||7th 2009|
|Feb 1944-2014 Lowest||5.0||24th 1949||14.3||18th 1951|
|February 2016 Total||1.4||2 day(s)|
|Feb 1942-2014 Average Total||47.1||7.1 day(s)|
|Feb 1942-2014 Wettest Total||271.5||1973|
|Feb 1942-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||117.8||6th 2011|
|Feb 1942-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1991|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||67.8||14 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1942-2014 Average Total||86.0||14.3 day(s)|
Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record
The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.
A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.
After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.