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Parkes Ap Daily Summaries

May 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Tue 01/05/2018 5.9 +0.8 25.1 +6.1 0.0  
Wed 02/05/2018 11.1 +6.0 24.7 +5.7 0.0  
Thu 03/05/2018 12.4 +7.3 27.0 +8.0 0.0  
Fri 04/05/2018 14.4 +9.3 18.7 -0.3 2.6  
Sat 05/05/2018 1.6 -3.5 18.8 -0.2 0.0  
Sun 06/05/2018 2.6 -2.5 22.2 +3.2 0.0  
Mon 07/05/2018 2.8 -2.3 24.3 +5.3 0.0  
Tue 08/05/2018 8.3 +3.2 25.0 +6.0 0.0  
Wed 09/05/2018 5.5 +0.4 24.3 +5.3 0.0  
Thu 10/05/2018 5.0 -0.1 19.6 +0.6 0.0  
Fri 11/05/2018 5.2 +0.1 11.3 -7.7 1.0  
Sat 12/05/2018 6.0 +0.9 16.3 -2.7 10.6  
Sun 13/05/2018 1.9 -3.2 17.9 -1.1 0.0  
Mon 14/05/2018 2.6 -2.5 19.0 +0.0 0.0  
Tue 15/05/2018 1.1 -4.0 18.2 -0.8 0.0  
Wed 16/05/2018 0.5 -4.6 18.7 -0.3 0.0  
Thu 17/05/2018 1.1 -4.0 18.1 -0.9 0.0  
Fri 18/05/2018 -0.4 -5.5 16.2 -2.8 0.0  
Sat 19/05/2018 7.5 +2.4 15.9 -3.1 0.0  
Sun 20/05/2018 -1.0 -6.1 15.8 -3.2 0.0  
Mon 21/05/2018 7.2 +2.1 18.3 -0.7 0.0  
Tue 22/05/2018 5.4 +0.3 16.6 -2.4 0.0  
Wed 23/05/2018 7.2 +2.1 20.1 +1.1 0.0  
Thu 24/05/2018 2.7 -2.4 19.8 +0.8 0.0  
Fri 25/05/2018 0.7 -4.4 22.7 +3.7 0.0  
Sat 26/05/2018 9.4 +4.3 22.3 +3.3 0.0  
Sun 27/05/2018 2.4 -2.7 20.1 +1.1 0.0  
Mon 28/05/2018 6.9 +1.8 22.2 +3.2 0.0  
Tue 29/05/2018 8.0 +2.9 22.3 +3.3 0.0  
Wed 30/05/2018 6.0 +0.9 11.5 -7.5 6.8  
Thu 31/05/2018 2.7 -2.4 13.2 -5.8 0.2  
 
May 2018 Average 4.9 -0.2 19.6 +0.6    
May 1998-2017 Average 5.1   19.0      
May 1998-2017 Highest 16.4 8th 2016 27.0 6th 2005    
May 1998-2017 Lowest -4.0 16th 1999 7.0 30th 2000    
 
May 2018 Total         21.2 5 day(s)
May 1942-2017 Average Total         46.0 7.6 day(s)
May 1942-2017 Wettest Total         131.5 1977
May 1942-2017 Wettest 24hr Total         94.0 28th 1977
May 1942-2017 Driest Total         1.8 2003
 
Jan-May 2018 Total         89.2 22 day(s)
Jan-May 1942-2017 Average Total         256.8 31.0 day(s)
 
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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

PARKES AIRPORT AWS
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
33.1281°S 148.2428°E 323m AMSL
Commenced 1941
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Weather News

Blizzards followed by blue skies

18:56 EST

A strong cold front will bring a dumping of snow and damaging winds to the Alps later on Thursday into Friday.

Dribs and drabs for NSW

15:13 EST

After another week of little to no rainfall, inland parts of NSW could see rain moving in at the end of the week.

Portable flood monitors dropped into rivers could turn the tide in future emergencies

09:48 EST

They may look like rubbish floating on the river, but these high-tech PVC pipes could be a crucial line of defence next time fast-rising floodwaters threaten homes.