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Wandering Daily Summaries

May 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Sun 01/05/2016 3.4 -3.1 16 -4 0.0  
May 2016 Average 15 3.4 -3.1 15 16.0 -4.1    
May 1999-2014 Average 6.5   20.1      
May 1999-2014 Highest 17.4 3rd 2002 29.8 8th 2010    
May 1999-2014 Lowest -3.4 25th 2012 11.2 31st 2004    
May 2016 Total         15 0.0 0 day(s)
May 1999-2014 Average Total         57.3 13.4 day(s)
May 1999-2014 Wettest Total         115.6 2014
May 1999-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         40.6 19th 2005
May 1999-2014 Driest Total         11.4 2009
Jan-May 2016 Total         92.4 31 day(s)
Jan-May 1999-2014 Average Total         131.1 29.0 day(s)
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
Highlights the warmest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

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Great Southern, Western Australia
32.6722°S 116.6706°E 275m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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Hottest May night on record for 20 Queensland cities and towns

16:00 EST

Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.

Capital city April wrap-up

14:00 EST

For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.

Melbourne storm: Trees uprooted, homes damaged by out-of-season weather

12:56 EST

Strong winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Victoria overnight, with hundreds of residents calling the State Emergency Service (SES) for help.