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Newcastle Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||14 13.7||+3.4||14 24.8||+3.8|
|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 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)|
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
Nestled in amongst several other islands to the northeast of Cape York Peninsula, including Friday to the west and Wednesday to the northeast, it's easy to overlook the weather of Thursday Island.
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).
After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.