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Melbourne 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 +5.7 17 +0 9.8  
Mon 02/05/2016 9 +0 - - 0.4  
May 2016 Average 11.7 +3.0 17.0 +0.3    
May 1855-2012 Average 8.7   16.7      
May 1855-2012 Highest 18.0 25th 2009 28.7 7th 1905    
May 1855-2012 Lowest -1.1 29th 1916 8.3 12th 1896    
May 2016 Total         10.2 2 day(s)
May 1855-2012 Average Total         55.7 14.6 day(s)
May 1855-2012 Wettest Total         142.5 1942
May 1855-2012 Wettest 24hr Total         51.2 15th 1974
May 1855-2012 Driest Total         3.8 1934
Jan-May 2016 Total         151.0 43 day(s)
Jan-May 1855-2015 Average Total         258.2 51.4 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.

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Wind-battered SA, TAS and VIC in for further blasts

11:29 EST

On the weekend wild winds battered South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria, toppling trees and bringing down powerlines and there is more of that on the way.

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.