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Katoomba Rainfall Reports

May 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Mon 01/05/2017 0.2 24
May 2017 Total 127 0.2 1 day(s)
May 1886-2014 Average Total 99.4 10.2 day(s)
May 1886-2014 Wettest Total 529.6 1943
May 1886-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 121.4 26th 1913
May 1886-2014 Driest Total 2.5 1957
Jan-May 2017 Total 800.2 73 day(s)
Jan-May 1886-2014 Average Total 718.4 62.1 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

Central Tablelands, New South Wales/ACT
33.7122°S 150.3087°E 1015m AMSL
Commenced 1885
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Weather News

Will we have a good snow season this year?

10:45 EST

There were two decent rounds of alpine snow last month and much of Australia's southeast shivered through their coldest temperatures in at least six months last week.

Colder showery change moving through southern states

16:08 EST

A front is bringing a colder showery change to southern Australia, dropping temperatures by five-to-10 degrees.

North Queensland chills

09:54 EST

Some inland areas of Northern Queensland have had their coldest April morning in at least 60 years.