Fairfax Media Network

Wandering Daily Summaries

May 2016
icon icon icon icon
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 16.2 -3.9 0.0  
Mon 02/05/2016 4.8 -1.7 20.3 +0.2 0.0  
Tue 03/05/2016 6.7 +0.2 18.7 -1.4 0.2  
Wed 04/05/2016 7.4 +0.9 21.5 +1.4 0.2  
Thu 05/05/2016 6.1 -0.4 17.4 -2.7 0.0  
Fri 06/05/2016 10.3 +3.8 18.6 -1.5 0.2  
Sat 07/05/2016 7.8 +1.3 16.3 -3.8 7.2  
Sun 08/05/2016 7.5 +1.0 14.2 -5.9 0.8  
Mon 09/05/2016 3.1 -3.4 19.4 -0.7 0.0  
Tue 10/05/2016 4.3 -2.2 20.9 +0.8 0.2  
Wed 11/05/2016 2.3 -4.2 24.2 +4.1 0.2  
Thu 12/05/2016 1.1 -5.4 25.3 +5.2 0.0  
Fri 13/05/2016 5.6 -0.9 21.4 +1.3 0.2  
Sat 14/05/2016 10.2 +3.7 21.0 +0.9 4.4  
Sun 15/05/2016 4.2 -2.3 19.3 -0.8 0.0  
Mon 16/05/2016 2.7 -3.8 19.0 -1.1 0.4  
Tue 17/05/2016 2.8 -3.7 20.3 +0.2 0.0  
Wed 18/05/2016 8.7 +2.2 20.5 +0.4 0.2  
Thu 19/05/2016 9.8 +3.3 17.6 -2.5 0.0  
Fri 20/05/2016 6.3 -0.2 20.8 +0.7 0.0  
Sat 21/05/2016 11.6 +5.1 14.4 -5.7 23.2  
Sun 22/05/2016 4.2 -2.3 16.7 -3.4 15.8  
Mon 23/05/2016 10.4 +3.9 17.5 -2.6 3.2  
Tue 24/05/2016 12.7 +6.2 16.9 -3.2 9.6  
Wed 25/05/2016 7.2 +0.7 16.6 -3.5 0.8  
Thu 26/05/2016 7.1 +0.6 16.5 -3.6 3.8  
Fri 27/05/2016 0.4 -6.1 17.2 -2.9 0.0  
Sat 28/05/2016 6.0 -0.5 16.5 -3.6 10.0  
Sun 29/05/2016 3.6 -2.9 13 -7 3.2  
 
May 2016 Average 6.1 -0.4 15 18.6 -1.5    
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         83.8 19 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         176.2 50 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.
10  
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.

Station Details

WANDERING
Great Southern, Western Australia
32.6722°S 116.6706°E 275m AMSL
Commenced 1998
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Eastern Australia's frost season starts late but abruptly

18:52 EST

For most of Australia's frost-prone areas the frost season has started later than any other year since 2007 but now it has arrived with a shudder.

Summer to winter skipping autumn

12:49 EST

Although temperatures across the southern states have been more seasonal over the recent days, temperatures along the eastern seaboard have remained quite balmy.

Lake Eyre gets late flow from Queensland and more SA rainfall than usual

12:31 EST

Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.