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Weipa 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 24.0 +2.7 34.2 +2.4 0.0  
Mon 02/05/2016 23.4 +2.1 33.7 +1.9 8.8  
Tue 03/05/2016 23.1 +1.8 34 +2 0.0  
 
May 2016 Average 23.5 +2.2 22 34.0 +2.2    
May 1993-2014 Average 21.3   31.8      
May 1993-2014 Highest 25.8 4th 1998 34.4 17th 1998    
May 1993-2014 Lowest 12.7 23rd 2009 25.7 25th 2012    
 
May 2016 Total         8.8 1 day(s)
May 1993-2014 Average Total         17.6 4.8 day(s)
May 1993-2014 Wettest Total         137.8 2006
May 1993-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         53.6 15th 2003
May 1993-2014 Driest Total         0.0 2001
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         777.2 69 day(s)
Jan-May 1993-2014 Average Total         1583.4 88.4 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

WEIPA AERO
Peninsula, Queensland
12.6778°S 141.9208°E 18m AMSL
Commenced 1972
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Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

21:31 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.