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Ararat 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 9.5 +4.0 15 +0 15.0  
May 2016 Average 44 9.5 +4.0 15.0 -0.4    
May 1970-2014 Average 5.5   15.4      
May 1970-2014 Highest 17.7 2nd 1997 26.2 4th 1990    
May 1970-2014 Lowest -5.2 20th 1981 4.7 31st 1977    
May 2016 Total         15.0 1 day(s)
May 1969-2014 Average Total         52.4 13.9 day(s)
May 1969-2014 Wettest Total         144.5 1988
May 1969-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         45.6 3rd 1983
May 1969-2014 Driest Total         7.4 1991
Jan-May 2016 Total         143.9 27 day(s)
Jan-May 1969-2014 Average Total         196.8 45.3 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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South West, Victoria
37.2769°S 142.9786°E 295m AMSL
Commenced 1969
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