Nights remained warmer, and more humid than normal, with an average minimum of 14.8°C (13.4°C last year). On February 4 the minimum was a warm 20°C, while on February 16 it fell to 9°C.
Days were generally warm to hot, with an average maximum of 28.9°C, (the same as February 2000). The temperature reached 30°C or above on 13 days, while on February 27 it peaked at 34°C. In contrast, the maximum on February 5 was a cooler 23°C.
Rainfall for the month totalled 70.6mm (well above last February's 13.6mm), but this total was aided by overnight thunderstorms on February 5 that dumped 51.8mm on Gungahlin in just 24 hours. In all, rain was recorded on six days during the month.
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