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Southport Rainfall Reports

May 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/05/2016 18.0 24
 
May 2016 Total 18.0 1 day(s)
May 1887-2014 Average Total 127.6 10.0 day(s)
May 1887-2014 Wettest Total 535.4 1980
May 1887-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 281.2 2nd 1983
May 1887-2014 Driest Total 1.5 1923
 
Jan-May 2016 Total 369.2 45 day(s)
Jan-May 1887-2014 Average Total 834.9 62.4 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
10  
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

SOUTHPORT RIDGEWAY AVE
Southeast Coast, Queensland
27.9829°S 153.4056°E 17m AMSL
Commenced 1881
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