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Watarrka 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 21.0 +10.2 28.5 +3.7 0.0  
Mon 02/05/2016 17.5 +6.7 29.5 +4.7 0.0  
Tue 03/05/2016 15.5 +4.7 - - 0.0  
Wed 04/05/2016 - - 32.0 +7.2 0.0  
Thu 05/05/2016 15.2 +4.4 28.0 +3.2 0.0  
Fri 06/05/2016 18.0 +7.2 26.2 +1.4 6.8  
Sat 07/05/2016 17.0 +6.2 22.0 -2.8 42.0  
Sun 08/05/2016 17.0 +6.2 23.5 -1.3 18.4  
Mon 09/05/2016 8.0 -2.8 - - 0.6  
Tue 10/05/2016 - - - - -  
Wed 11/05/2016 - - 20.6 -4.2 0.0  
Thu 12/05/2016 8.3 -2.5 - - 0.0  
Fri 13/05/2016 - - 27.0 +2.2 0.0  
Sat 14/05/2016 5.6 -5.2 28.6 +3.8 0.0  
Sun 15/05/2016 7.9 -2.9 - - 0.0  
Mon 16/05/2016 - - 30.4 +5.6 0.0  
Tue 17/05/2016 13.2 +2.4 29.9 +5.1 0.0  
Wed 18/05/2016 16.5 +5.7 28.4 +3.6 0.0  
Thu 19/05/2016 16.6 +5.8 27.0 +2.2 0.0  
Fri 20/05/2016 17.0 +6.2 23.4 -1.4 0.0  
Sat 21/05/2016 13.1 +2.3 28.9 +4.1 0.0  
Sun 22/05/2016 16.6 +5.8 - - 0.0  
Mon 23/05/2016 - - 31.2 +6.4 0.0  
Tue 24/05/2016 14.1 +3.3 - - 0.0  
Wed 25/05/2016 - - 30.3 +5.5 0.0  
Thu 26/05/2016 14.4 +3.6 31.4 +6.6 0.0  
Fri 27/05/2016 14.2 +3.4 - - 0.0  
 
May 2016 Average 19 14.3 +3.5 27.7 +2.9    
May 1990-2010 Average 10.8   24.8      
May 1990-2010 Highest 22.0 6th 1992 33.9 11th 1996    
May 1990-2010 Lowest -0.5 27th 2001 12.0 30th 2009    
 
May 2016 Total         67.8 4 day(s)
May 1990-2014 Average Total         22.1 3.3 day(s)
May 1990-2014 Wettest Total         158.1 1990
May 1990-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         64.0 20th 1990
May 1990-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1991
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         133.6 18 day(s)
Jan-May 1990-2014 Average Total         160.3 19.8 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

WATARRKA
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
24.2918°S 131.5490°E 614m AMSL
Commenced 1990
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Weather News

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.

Kiwis in for a pounding

12:24 EST

A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.

When it rains over Uluru

12:19 EST

The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.