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Canterbury Rainfall Reports

May 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/05/2016 2 24
May 2016 Total 18 2.0 1 day(s)
May 1996-2014 Average Total 84.3 10.8 day(s)
May 1996-2014 Wettest Total 314.6 2003
May 1996-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 84.8 14th 2003
May 1996-2014 Driest Total 7.0 2014
Jan-May 2016 Total 440.2 48 day(s)
Jan-May 1996-2014 Average Total 447.8 56.4 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

Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
33.9057°S 151.1134°E 3m AMSL
Commenced 1995
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