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Ben Nevis 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 5.5 +0.1 9.5 -1.1 11.8  
Mon 02/05/2016 3.6 -1.8 11.4 +0.8 1.2  
Tue 03/05/2016 5.4 +0.0 11 +0 0.4  
May 2016 Average 4.8 -0.6 10.6 +0.0    
May 2008-2008 Average 5.4   10.6      
May 2008-2008 Highest 8.0 15th 2008 14.3 15th 2008    
May 2008-2008 Lowest 1.8 17th 2008 6.1 17th 2008    
May 2016 Total         13.4 3 day(s)
May 2008-2008 Average Total         65.4 16.0 day(s)
May 2008-2008 Wettest Total         65.4 2008
May 2008-2008 Wettest 24hr Total         -  
May 2008-2008 Driest Total         65.4 2008
Jan-May 2016 Total         90.2 34 day(s)
Jan-May 2008-2009 Average Total         159.0 53.5 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.
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

South West, Victoria
37.2281°S 143.2006°E 875m AMSL
Commenced 2007
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Weather News

Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

21:31 EST

A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).

Dry season storm dumps heavy rain on Darwin

18:23 EST

A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.

Wet season wraps up with below average rainfall for many Top End cattle stations

17:53 EST

Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.