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Cape Wessel Rainfall Reports

May 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/05/2016 3.8 24
Mon 02/05/2016 32.8 24
Tue 03/05/2016 9.0 24
 
May 2016 Total 45.6 3 day(s)
May 1974-2005 Average Total 72.2 8.8 day(s)
May 1974-2005 Wettest Total 257.8 2000
May 1974-2005 Wettest 24hr Total 146.0 19th 2004
May 1974-2005 Driest Total 0.0 1998
 
Jan-May 2016 Total 510.2 51 day(s)
Jan-May 1974-2006 Average Total 921.8 63.9 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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Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

18:56 EST

A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).

Dry season storm dumps heavy rain on Darwin

18:23 EST

A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.

Wet season wraps up with below average rainfall for many Top End cattle stations

17:53 EST

Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.