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Orbost Rainfall Reports

May 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
May 2016 Total - 0 day(s)
May 1883-2011 Average Total 70.3 10.4 day(s)
May 1883-2011 Wettest Total 311.1 1981
May 1883-2011 Wettest 24hr Total 173.0 25th 1981
May 1883-2011 Driest Total 3.8 1947
Jan-May 2016 Total - 0 day(s)
Jan-May 1883-2011 Average Total 336.2 42.9 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

East Gippsland, Victoria
37.6917°S 148.4589°E 41m AMSL
Commenced 1883 / Closed 2011
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Weather News

Hottest May night on record for 20 Queensland cities and towns

16:00 EST

Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.

Capital city April wrap-up

14:00 EST

For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.

Melbourne storm: Trees uprooted, homes damaged by out-of-season weather

12:56 EST

Strong winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Victoria overnight, with hundreds of residents calling the State Emergency Service (SES) for help.