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Melbourne Rainfall Reports

May 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/05/2016 9.8 24
 
May 2016 Total 9.8 1 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 150.6 42 day(s)
Jan-May 1855-2015 Average Total 258.2 51.4 day(s)
 
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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MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK)
Melbourne, Victoria
37.8255°S 144.9816°E 8m AMSL
Commenced 2013
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