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Sandy Cape 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 22.1 +4.4 27.2 +3.0 4.0  
Mon 02/05/2016 22.4 +4.7 - - 0.5  
 
May 2016 Average 56 22.2 +4.5 56 27.2 +3.0    
May 1957-2014 Average 17.7   24.2      
May 1957-2014 Highest 23.4 4th 1978 28.7 4th 1973    
May 1957-2014 Lowest 9.6 31st 2000 14.9 12th 1978    
 
May 2016 Total         125 4.5 2 day(s)
May 1888-2014 Average Total         119.5 15.3 day(s)
May 1888-2014 Wettest Total         420.3 1926
May 1888-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         254.0 17th 1926
May 1888-2014 Driest Total         9.4 1923
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         455.1 49 day(s)
Jan-May 1888-2014 Average Total         729.9 75.2 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature 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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SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
Wide Bay & Burnett, Queensland
24.7297°S 153.2083°E 99m AMSL
Commenced 1871
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