Second Lowest January and February Rainfall in 36 Years
Official rainfall for the month of February was a lowly 9.4mm. The long term average is 38.2mm. February rainfall was 28.8mm or 75% lower than the long term average. The combined total for January and February was 22.2mm. The only two January and February totals lower than this in the past 36 years was 5.2mm in 2009 and 19,8mm in 1983.