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Parkes 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
 
May 2016 Average -   -      
May 1957-2012 Average 7.7   18.7      
May 1957-2012 Highest 18.0 13th 1995 27.8 13th 1957    
May 1957-2012 Lowest -1.5 30th 2006 6.7 31st 1969    
 
May 2016 Total         - 0 day(s)
May 1890-2012 Average Total         47.5 7.2 day(s)
May 1890-2012 Wettest Total         205.0 1977
May 1890-2012 Wettest 24hr Total         96.0 28th 1977
May 1890-2012 Driest Total         0.0 1954
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         - 0 day(s)
Jan-May 1890-2012 Average Total         242.1 29.2 day(s)
 
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Station Details

PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET)
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
33.1419°S 148.1639°E 324m AMSL
Commenced 1889 / Closed 2012
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Weather News

Land sailor claims new speed world record on Lake Lefroy in Western Australia

17:33 EST

A Goldfields land sailor says he has broken the world land sailing record for the mini land yacht category, reaching a new speed of 110 kilometres an hour.

Wet week for NSW

13:50 EST

Three rain-bearing systems will traverse New South Wales within the next seven days, rounding out a bumper May.

Power restored after storm blacks out thousands of WA homes

13:47 EST

Thousands of properties in Western Australia have had their power supplies restored after a second storm in four days, with the cold front passing without serious incident.