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Christmas Island Ap 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 24.6 +0.8 28 +0 3.2  
 
May 2016 Average 24.6 +0.8 28.0 +0.2    
May 1973-2014 Average 23.8   27.8      
May 1973-2014 Highest 26.3 6th 2014 30.5 3rd 2014    
May 1973-2014 Lowest 19.3 13th 1977 24.0 28th 1977    
 
May 2016 Total         39 3.2 1 day(s)
May 1973-2014 Average Total         176.8 15.7 day(s)
May 1973-2014 Wettest Total         528.6 1978
May 1973-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         171.6 15th 2004
May 1973-2014 Driest Total         14.1 2005
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         1394.8 86 day(s)
Jan-May 1973-2014 Average Total         1350.4 93.5 day(s)
 
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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.

Station Details

CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
Pilbara, Western Australia
10.4528°S 105.6875°E 261m AMSL
Commenced 1972
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