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Wave Hill Daily Summaries

May 2017
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Mon 01/05/2017 19.0 +4.0 32.5 +1.4 0.0  
Tue 02/05/2017 19.5 +4.5 32.5 +1.4 0.0  
Wed 03/05/2017 18.0 +3.0 31.0 -0.1 0.0  
Thu 04/05/2017 16.0 +1.0 31.0 -0.1 0.0  
Fri 05/05/2017 15.5 +0.5 33.0 +1.9 0.0  
Sat 06/05/2017 17.5 +2.5 35.0 +3.9 0.0  
Sun 07/05/2017 20.0 +5.0 32.0 +0.9 0.0  
Mon 08/05/2017 18.5 +3.5 32.5 +1.4 0.0  
Tue 09/05/2017 14.0 -1.0 31.5 +0.4 0.0  
Wed 10/05/2017 11.0 -4.0 30.0 -1.1 0.0  
Thu 11/05/2017 10.0 -5.0 30.0 -1.1 0.0  
Fri 12/05/2017 13.0 -2.0 31.5 +0.4 0.0  
Sat 13/05/2017 12.0 -3.0 32.0 +0.9 0.0  
Sun 14/05/2017 11.0 -4.0 32.0 +0.9 0.0  
Mon 15/05/2017 9.5 -5.5 32.0 +0.9 0.0  
Tue 16/05/2017 11.0 -4.0 32.0 +0.9 0.0  
Wed 17/05/2017 14.0 -1.0 33.5 +2.4 0.0  
Thu 18/05/2017 14.5 -0.5 33.5 +2.4 0.0  
Fri 19/05/2017 16.0 +1.0 32.0 +0.9 0.0  
Sat 20/05/2017 14.0 -1.0 33.0 +1.9 0.0  
Sun 21/05/2017 15.5 +0.5 33.0 +1.9 0.0  
Mon 22/05/2017 15.0 +0.0 34.5 +3.4 0.0  
Tue 23/05/2017 17.5 +2.5 34.5 +3.4 0.0  
Wed 24/05/2017 12.5 -2.5 34.5 +3.4 0.0  
Thu 25/05/2017 15.5 +0.5 33.0 +1.9 0.0  
Fri 26/05/2017 14.5 -0.5 - - 0.0  
 
May 2017 Average 14.8 -0.2 32.5 +1.4    
May 1974-2014 Average 15.0   31.1      
May 1974-2014 Highest 25.4 11th 2013 38.8 10th 1975    
May 1974-2014 Lowest 3.4 27th 1974 18.6 15th 1979    
 
May 2017 Total         0.0 0 day(s)
May 1974-2014 Average Total         8.4 1.3 day(s)
May 1974-2014 Wettest Total         64.5 2010
May 1974-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         43.8 13th 1993
May 1974-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1975
 
Jan-May 2017 Total         668.1 47 day(s)
Jan-May 1974-2014 Average Total         473.9 37.4 day(s)
 
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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

WAVE HILL
Victoria River, Northern Territory
17.3869°S 131.1166°E 196m AMSL
Commenced 1973
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