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Balranald 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 - - - - 22.4  
May 2016 Average -   -      
May 1965-2014 Average 7.0   19.5      
May 1965-2014 Highest 18.8 2nd 1997 30.9 7th 2002    
May 1965-2014 Lowest -3.0 28th 1976 10.6 25th 1967    
May 2016 Total         22.4 1 day(s)
May 1879-2014 Average Total         30.4 6.0 day(s)
May 1879-2014 Wettest Total         117.4 1906
May 1879-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         57.9 7th 1881
May 1879-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1897
Jan-May 2016 Total         87.8 13 day(s)
Jan-May 1879-2014 Average Total         118.5 18.9 day(s)
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
Highlights the warmest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
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.

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Lower Western, New South Wales/ACT
34.6398°S 143.5610°E 61m AMSL
Commenced 1879
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