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Lady Elliot Island 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 22.5 +2.8 26.4 +2.2 4.2  
Mon 02/05/2016 21.8 +2.1 28.0 +3.8 0.2  
Tue 03/05/2016 21.9 +2.2 27 +3 10.6  
 
May 2016 Average 53 22.1 +2.4 55 27.1 +2.9    
May 1957-2014 Average 19.7   24.2      
May 1957-2014 Highest 24.6 2nd 1973 28.8 17th 2001    
May 1957-2014 Lowest 11.0 30th 1997 17.0 31st 2000    
 
May 2016 Total         75 15.0 3 day(s)
May 1939-2014 Average Total         114.9 14.4 day(s)
May 1939-2014 Wettest Total         436.4 1983
May 1939-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         309.0 3rd 1983
May 1939-2014 Driest Total         18.7 1958
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         408.8 52 day(s)
Jan-May 1939-2014 Average Total         633.7 71.3 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the warmest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
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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LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
Wide Bay & Burnett, Queensland
24.1116°S 152.7161°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1939
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