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Newcastle 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 15.8 +5.5 - - 7.4  
 
May 2016 Average 14 15.8 +5.5 -      
May 1999-2014 Average 10.3   21.0      
May 1999-2014 Highest 17.4 18th 2007 28.8 4th 2007    
May 1999-2014 Lowest 3.5 31st 2007 15.2 24th 2012    
 
May 2016 Total         15 7.4 1 day(s)
May 1998-2014 Average Total         96.6 11.6 day(s)
May 1998-2014 Wettest Total         303.2 2001
May 1998-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         75.2 8th 2001
May 1998-2014 Driest Total         19.8 2004
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         610.2 36 day(s)
Jan-May 1998-2014 Average Total         557.8 57.4 day(s)
 
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NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
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