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Castlemaine 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 10.2 +4.8 13.5 -2.3 25.0  
Mon 02/05/2016 2.0 -3.4 15.6 -0.2 2.0  
Tue 03/05/2016 9.1 +3.7 17 +1 0.0  
Wed 04/05/2016 5 +0 - - 4  
 
May 2016 Average 6.6 +1.2 15.4 -0.4    
May 1966-2014 Average 5.4   15.8      
May 1966-2014 Highest 16.3 2nd 1997 26.0 1st 1988    
May 1966-2014 Lowest -2.6 25th 1969 5.4 31st 1977    
 
May 2016 Total         31.0 3 day(s)
May 1966-2014 Average Total         55.8 11.8 day(s)
May 1966-2014 Wettest Total         152.2 2007
May 1966-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         65.6 18th 2007
May 1966-2014 Driest Total         8.4 1991
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         188.2 37 day(s)
Jan-May 1966-2014 Average Total         208.8 37.2 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

CASTLEMAINE PRISON
North Central, Victoria
37.0809°S 144.2392°E 330m AMSL
Commenced 1966
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Weather News

Snowfall on Mt Wellington, Miena heralds winter in Tasmania

09:28 EST

Hobart woke up to a chilly surprise this morning, with a light covering of snow dusting Mt Wellington and Miena.

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.