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Cape Wessel Rainfall Reports

January 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/01/2017 42.0 24
Mon 02/01/2017 3.8 24
Tue 03/01/2017 0.2 24
Wed 04/01/2017 0.0 24
Thu 05/01/2017 0.2 24
Fri 06/01/2017 0.0 24
Sat 07/01/2017 7.2 24
Sun 08/01/2017 62.2 24
Mon 09/01/2017 49.8 24
Tue 10/01/2017 0.0 24
Wed 11/01/2017 0.0 24
Thu 12/01/2017 11.2 24
Fri 13/01/2017 30.2 24
Sat 14/01/2017 0.0 24
Sun 15/01/2017 0.0 24
Mon 16/01/2017 0.0 24
Tue 17/01/2017 0.4 24
Wed 18/01/2017 19.6 24
Thu 19/01/2017 0.8 24
Fri 20/01/2017 7.4 24
Sat 21/01/2017 22.2 24
Sun 22/01/2017 44.6 24
Mon 23/01/2017 18.6 24
Tue 24/01/2017 39.4 24
 
January 2017 Total 359.8 17 day(s)
January 1987-2006 Average Total 219.1 14.4 day(s)
January 1987-2006 Wettest Total 683.0 1993
January 1987-2006 Wettest 24hr Total 135.0 27th 1993
January 1987-2006 Driest Total 0.0 1999
 
Jan-Jan 2017 Total 359.8 17 day(s)
Jan-Jan 1987-2006 Average Total 219.1 14.4 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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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.

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CAPE WESSEL
Arnhem, Northern Territory
11.0047°S 136.7586°E 18m AMSL
Commenced 1968
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