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Cairns 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 - 29.5 - 0.0  
Mon 02/05/2016 23.1 - 31.0 - -  
Tue 03/05/2016 21.1 - 30.9 - 0.2  
Wed 04/05/2016 21.0 - 30.5 - 0.0  
Thu 05/05/2016 21.4 - 30.2 - 0.0  
Fri 06/05/2016 21.6 - 30.1 - -  
Sat 07/05/2016 22.0 - 30.0 - -  
Sun 08/05/2016 21.1 - 30.3 - 3.0  
Mon 09/05/2016 22.3 - 31.0 - 1.2  
Tue 10/05/2016 22.5 - 31.5 - 0.0  
Wed 11/05/2016 23.2 - 30.0 - 0.0  
Thu 12/05/2016 23.4 - 28.1 - 0.0  
Fri 13/05/2016 21.4 - 28.3 - 0.0  
Sat 14/05/2016 22.8 - 28.0 - 0.6  
Sun 15/05/2016 22.6 - 28.3 - 18.2  
Mon 16/05/2016 20.9 - 29.2 - 0.0  
Tue 17/05/2016 22.0 - 29.4 - 3.0  
Wed 18/05/2016 22.0 - 27.6 - 0.2  
Thu 19/05/2016 20.2 - 29.5 - 0.2  
Fri 20/05/2016 22.4 - 27.7 - 0.0  
Sat 21/05/2016 23.5 - 25.4 - -  
Sun 22/05/2016 22.9 - 25.5 - 107.4  
Mon 23/05/2016 23.3 - 26.0 - 35.8  
Tue 24/05/2016 22.1 - 27.6 - 2.8  
Wed 25/05/2016 21.5 - 28.4 - 0.6  
Thu 26/05/2016 19.5 - 30 - 0.6  
 
May 2016 Average 22.1   29.0      
 
May 2016 Total         173.8 13 day(s)
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         836.0 63 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

CAIRNS RACECOURSE
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
16.9463°S 145.7474°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 2013
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