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Smoky Cape 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 14.8 +0.3 25.0 +3.3 0.0  
Wed 02/05/2018 17.0 +2.5 24.5 +2.8 0.0  
Thu 03/05/2018 17.0 +2.5 25.6 +3.9 0.0  
Fri 04/05/2018 19.0 +4.5 27.0 +5.3 0.0  
Sat 05/05/2018 15.0 +0.5 22.4 +0.7 0.0  
Sun 06/05/2018 14.9 +0.4 24.4 +2.7 0.0  
Mon 07/05/2018 16.0 +1.5 23.3 +1.6 1.4  
Tue 08/05/2018 17.0 +2.5 26.0 +4.3 0.0  
Wed 09/05/2018 16.8 +2.3 24.5 +2.8 2.8  
Thu 10/05/2018 18.0 +3.5 26.9 +5.2 0.0  
Fri 11/05/2018 14.6 +0.1 20.4 -1.3 0.0  
Sat 12/05/2018 12.0 -2.5 21.0 -0.7 0.0  
Sun 13/05/2018 15.3 +0.8 21.0 -0.7 0.0  
Mon 14/05/2018 14.6 +0.1 20.1 -1.6 0.0  
Tue 15/05/2018 13.4 -1.1 22.0 +0.3 0.0  
Wed 16/05/2018 13.8 -0.7 21.8 +0.1 0.0  
Thu 17/05/2018 13.8 -0.7 22.7 +1.0 0.8  
Fri 18/05/2018 14.5 +0.0 24.5 +2.8 0.0  
Sat 19/05/2018 14.5 +0.0 22.8 +1.1 0.0  
Sun 20/05/2018 15.0 +0.5 22.0 +0.3 0.0  
Mon 21/05/2018 13.9 -0.6 22.2 +0.5 0.0  
Tue 22/05/2018 14.0 -0.5 22.9 +1.2 0.0  
Wed 23/05/2018 14.5 +0.0 - - 0.0  
 
May 2018 Average 15.2 +0.7 23.3 +1.6    
May 1957-2017 Average 14.5   21.7      
May 1957-2017 Highest 22.2 10th 2016 29.5 4th 2007    
May 1957-2017 Lowest 5.9 15th 1968 14.4 30th 2011    
 
May 2018 Total         5.0 3 day(s)
May 1939-2017 Average Total         132.0 11.2 day(s)
May 1939-2017 Wettest Total         466.5 1996
May 1939-2017 Wettest 24hr Total         227.6 8th 1963
May 1939-2017 Driest Total         1.4 2004
 
Jan-May 2018 Total         602.9 50 day(s)
Jan-May 1939-2017 Average Total         806.1 67.0 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

SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
Mid North Coast, New South Wales/ACT
30.9225°S 153.0871°E 117m AMSL
Commenced 1939
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