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Newcastle Rainfall Reports

May 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/05/2016 7.4 24
Mon 02/05/2016 0.0 24
Tue 03/05/2016 0.6 24
May 2016 Total 15 8.0 2 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 610.8 37 day(s)
Jan-May 1998-2014 Average Total 557.8 57.4 day(s)
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.

Station Details

Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
32.8906°S 151.7068°E 21m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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Snowfall on Mt Wellington, Miena heralds winter in Tasmania

09:28 EST

Hobart woke up to a chilly surprise this morning, with a light covering of snow dusting Mt Wellington and Miena.

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

21:31 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).

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.