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Townsville 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 21.5 +3.9 31.4 +3.8 0.0  
Mon 02/05/2016 22.3 +4.7 31.0 +3.4 0.0  
Tue 03/05/2016 22.2 +4.6 31.4 +3.8 0.0  
Wed 04/05/2016 22.7 +5.1 31 +3 0.0  
 
May 2016 Average 73 22.2 +4.6 74 31.2 +3.6    
May 1941-2014 Average 17.6   27.6      
May 1941-2014 Highest 25.2 5th 1996 32.2 1st 1996    
May 1941-2014 Lowest 6.2 23rd 1957 16.6 26th 1990    
 
May 2016 Total         0.0 0 day(s)
May 1941-2014 Average Total         32.3 5.9 day(s)
May 1941-2014 Wettest Total         180.8 1977
May 1941-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         96.0 11th 1956
May 1941-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1984
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         750.2 41 day(s)
Jan-May 1941-2014 Average Total         869.0 56.6 day(s)
 
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Station Details

TOWNSVILLE AERO
Lower Burdekin, Queensland
19.2483°S 146.7661°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1940
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Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

18:02 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).

Wet start for the dry season

14:15 EST

After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.