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Penrith 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
Sun 01/05/2016 14.4 +5.1 18 29.4 +8.4 0.6  
Mon 02/05/2016 9.4 +0.1 23 +2 0.0  
 
May 2016 Average 18 11.9 +2.6 18 26.2 +5.2    
May 1996-2014 Average 9.3   21.0      
May 1996-2014 Highest 17.9 3rd 2000 28.4 3rd 2007    
May 1996-2014 Lowest 2.1 31st 2004 13.1 28th 2002    
 
May 2016 Total         18 0.6 1 day(s)
May 1996-2014 Average Total         40.9 11.6 day(s)
May 1996-2014 Wettest Total         96.0 1998
May 1996-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         63.0 7th 1996
May 1996-2014 Driest Total         4.0 2014
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         339.2 37 day(s)
Jan-May 1996-2014 Average Total         385.8 56.7 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the warmest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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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.

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PENRITH LAKES AWS
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
33.7195°S 150.6783°E 25m AMSL
Commenced 1995
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