Perth Airport Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|February 2016 Average||14.5||-3.0||32.6||+0.7|
|Feb 1945-2014 Average||17.5||31.9|
|Feb 1945-2014 Highest||28.7||3rd 1962||46.7||23rd 1991|
|Feb 1945-2014 Lowest||5.7||13th 1981||19.8||25th 1991|
|February 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Feb 1945-2014 Average Total||14.2||2.7 day(s)|
|Feb 1945-2014 Wettest Total||150.4||1992|
|Feb 1945-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||132.0||9th 1992|
|Feb 1945-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1947|
|Jan-Feb 2016 Total||22.6||6 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1945-2014 Average Total||23.8||5.1 day(s)|
Perth, Western Australia
Perth has 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.