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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 37.0 +5.9 0.0  
Mon 02/05/2016 39 26.0 +11.0 - - 0.0  
Tue 03/05/2016 - - 36.0 +4.9 -  
Wed 04/05/2016 22.0 +7.0 33.0 +1.9 24.0  
Thu 05/05/2016 24.0 +9.0 35.0 +3.9 0.0  
Fri 06/05/2016 23.0 +8.0 35.0 +3.9 2.0  
Sat 07/05/2016 39 26.0 +11.0 32.0 +0.9 0.0  
Sun 08/05/2016 24.0 +9.0 - - 0.0  
Mon 09/05/2016 - - 35.0 +3.9 0.0  
Tue 10/05/2016 21.0 +6.0 29.0 -2.1 0.0  
Wed 11/05/2016 18.0 +3.0 27.0 -4.1 0.0  
Thu 12/05/2016 14.0 -1.0 28.0 -3.1 0.0  
Fri 13/05/2016 18.0 +3.0 32.0 +0.9 0.0  
Sat 14/05/2016 15.0 +0.0 33.0 +1.9 0.0  
Sun 15/05/2016 13.0 -2.0 34.0 +2.9 0.0  
Mon 16/05/2016 14.0 -1.0 34.0 +2.9 0.0  
Tue 17/05/2016 17.0 +2.0 35.0 +3.9 0.0  
Wed 18/05/2016 18.0 +3.0 34.0 +2.9 0.0  
Thu 19/05/2016 16.0 +1.0 33.0 +1.9 0.0  
Fri 20/05/2016 19.0 +4.0 - - 0.0  
Sat 21/05/2016 - - 34.2 +3.1 -  
Sun 22/05/2016 17.5 +2.5 35.0 +3.9 0.0  
Mon 23/05/2016 19.2 +4.2 36.0 +4.9 0.0  
Tue 24/05/2016 21.8 +6.8 33.0 +1.9 0.0  
Wed 25/05/2016 17.2 +2.2 34.0 +2.9 0.0  
Thu 26/05/2016 17.2 +2.2 35.6 +4.5 0.0  
Fri 27/05/2016 19.2 +4.2 37.0 +5.9 0.0  
Sat 28/05/2016 22.0 +7.0 35.0 +3.9 0.0  
Sun 29/05/2016 21.0 +6.0 - - 0.0  
 
May 2016 Average 19.3 +4.3 33.7 +2.6    
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         26.0 2 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         368.2 21 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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Summer to winter skipping autumn

12:49 EST

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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.