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Point Hicks 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 16.5 +5.4 22.3 +5.3 1.2  
Mon 02/05/2016 7.4 -3.7 18.1 +1.1 2.0  
Tue 03/05/2016 12.7 +1.6 - - 0.0  
 
May 2016 Average 12.2 +1.1 46 20.2 +3.2    
May 1967-2014 Average 11.1   17.0      
May 1967-2014 Highest 19.4 2nd 1997 27.5 1st 1997    
May 1967-2014 Lowest 2.8 29th 1968 10.0 31st 1977    
 
May 2016 Total         51 3.2 2 day(s)
May 1962-2014 Average Total         96.0 13.9 day(s)
May 1962-2014 Wettest Total         349.1 1978
May 1962-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         249.0 20th 1978
May 1962-2014 Driest Total         12.2 1973
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         300.0 39 day(s)
Jan-May 1962-2014 Average Total         369.8 54.4 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

POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE)
East Gippsland, Victoria
37.8017°S 149.2747°E 27m AMSL
Commenced 1962
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Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

21:30 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.