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Rainbow Beach Daily Summaries

May 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Tue 01/05/2018 - - 24.7 +0.9 3.0  
Wed 02/05/2018 - - 24.9 +1.1 1.0  
Thu 03/05/2018 - - 25.7 +1.9 0.0  
Fri 04/05/2018 - - 25.7 +1.9 10.8  
Sat 05/05/2018 - - 26.1 +2.3 0.0  
Sun 06/05/2018 - - 23.6 -0.2 11.2  
Mon 07/05/2018 - - 23.4 -0.4 20.4  
Tue 08/05/2018 - - 25.1 +1.3 41.4  
Wed 09/05/2018 - - 25.3 +1.5 0.8  
Thu 10/05/2018 - - 26.9 +3.1 0.0  
Fri 11/05/2018 - - 24.6 +0.8 0.0  
Sat 12/05/2018 - - 22.4 -1.4 0.0  
Sun 13/05/2018 - - 22.9 -0.9 0.0  
Mon 14/05/2018 - - 23.7 -0.1 0.0  
Tue 15/05/2018 - - 22.7 -1.1 0.0  
Wed 16/05/2018 18.4 +4.1 22.8 -1.0 0.0  
Thu 17/05/2018 15.6 +1.3 22.3 -1.5 53.8  
Fri 18/05/2018 - - 23.8 +0.0 5.4  
Sat 19/05/2018 - - 21.7 -2.1 0.0  
Sun 20/05/2018 - - 24.6 +0.8 0.0  
Mon 21/05/2018 - - 22.6 -1.2 -  
Tue 22/05/2018 - - 23.6 -0.2 0.0  
Wed 23/05/2018 - - - - 0.0  
 
May 2018 Average 15 17.0 +2.7 24.0 +0.2    
May 1993-2008 Average 14.3   23.8      
May 1993-2008 Highest 23.0 5th 2000 29.3 6th 2015    
May 1993-2008 Lowest 2.0 31st 2000 17.2 26th 2012    
 
May 2018 Total         147.8 9 day(s)
May 1993-2017 Average Total         152.9 13.6 day(s)
May 1993-2017 Wettest Total         448.1 1999
May 1993-2017 Wettest 24hr Total         165.8 11th 1999
May 1993-2017 Driest Total         30.5 2001
 
Jan-May 2018 Total         826.2 74 day(s)
Jan-May 1993-2017 Average Total         803.8 70.2 day(s)
 
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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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RAINBOW BEACH
Wide Bay & Burnett, Queensland
25.9007°S 153.0891°E 14m AMSL
Commenced 1992
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