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Wave Hill 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 18.0 +3.0 - - 0.0  
May 2016 Average 18.0 +3.0 -      
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 2016 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 2016 Total         342.2 19 day(s)
Jan-May 1974-2014 Average Total         473.9 37.4 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.

Station Details

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