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Karratha Ap Rainfall Reports

May 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/05/2016 0.0 24
Mon 02/05/2016 0.0 24
Tue 03/05/2016 0.0 24
Wed 04/05/2016 0.0 24
May 2016 Total 0.0 0 day(s)
May 1972-2014 Average Total 28.7 3.2 day(s)
May 1972-2014 Wettest Total 143.7 1973
May 1972-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 107.4 6th 2014
May 1972-2014 Driest Total 0.0 1972
Jan-May 2016 Total 14.6 7 day(s)
Jan-May 1972-2014 Average Total 227.5 18.5 day(s)
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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

Pilbara, Western Australia
20.7097°S 116.7742°E 5m AMSL
Commenced 1971
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Weather News

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.

Rainy start to May for southeast QLD

12:37 EST

Although April was quite dry for large parts of Queensland, the recent rain at the start of May brought welcome relief.