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Menindee 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 14.9 +6.8 21.9 +1.1 3.0  
Mon 02/05/2016 7.8 -0.3 22.5 +1.7 0.0  
Tue 03/05/2016 10.7 +2.6 - - 0.0  
May 2016 Average 45 11.1 +3.0 22.2 +1.4    
May 1959-2014 Average 8.1   20.8      
May 1959-2014 Highest 19.0 5th 1988 32.8 10th 1973    
May 1959-2014 Lowest -1.6 24th 2006 12.0 24th 1990    
May 2016 Total         3.0 1 day(s)
May 1876-2014 Average Total         22.3 4.0 day(s)
May 1876-2014 Wettest Total         107.2 1989
May 1876-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         45.0 22nd 1919
May 1876-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1899
Jan-May 2016 Total         82.9 17 day(s)
Jan-May 1876-2014 Average Total         96.0 13.9 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.

Station Details

Lower Western, New South Wales/ACT
32.3937°S 142.4173°E 61m AMSL
Commenced 1876
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Weather News

Dry season storm dumps heavy rain on Darwin

18:23 EST

A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.

Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

18:08 EST

A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).

Wet season wraps up with below average rainfall for many Top End cattle stations

17:53 EST

Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.