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Cape Otway Daily Summaries

May 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Tue 01/05/2018 7.7 -2.4 22.1 +6.5 0.0  
Wed 02/05/2018 16.6 +6.5 22.6 +7.0 0.0  
Thu 03/05/2018 17.7 +7.6 20.7 +5.1 0.0  
Fri 04/05/2018 10.7 +0.6 15.2 -0.4 4.4  
Sat 05/05/2018 10.4 +0.3 17.0 +1.4 9.8  
Sun 06/05/2018 13.4 +3.3 17.4 +1.8 1.0  
Mon 07/05/2018 13.4 +3.3 18.0 +2.4 0.0  
Tue 08/05/2018 9.7 -0.4 14.8 -0.8 4.6  
Wed 09/05/2018 9.0 -1.1 16.7 +1.1 0.0  
Thu 10/05/2018 8.4 -1.7 13.2 -2.4 20.8  
Fri 11/05/2018 7.3 -2.8 13.9 -1.7 17.8  
Sat 12/05/2018 11.8 +1.7 14.4 -1.2 0.4  
Sun 13/05/2018 12.2 +2.1 14.6 -1.0 0.8  
Mon 14/05/2018 7.5 -2.6 14.9 -0.7 0.0  
Tue 15/05/2018 11.2 +1.1 13.8 -1.8 4.0  
Wed 16/05/2018 10.5 +0.4 13.5 -2.1 0.4  
Thu 17/05/2018 11.3 +1.2 14.6 -1.0 0.0  
Fri 18/05/2018 12.4 +2.3 14.1 -1.5 9.6  
Sat 19/05/2018 11.4 +1.3 14.5 -1.1 0.8  
Sun 20/05/2018 11.5 +1.4 14.8 -0.8 1.0  
Mon 21/05/2018 11.9 +1.8 14.5 -1.1 4.8  
Tue 22/05/2018 12.0 +1.9 14.5 -1.1 1.6  
Wed 23/05/2018 12.0 +1.9 14.5 -1.1 3.4  
Thu 24/05/2018 12.8 +2.7 14 -2 0.2  
 
May 2018 Average 11.4 +1.3 15.8 +0.2    
May 1864-2017 Average 10.1   15.6      
May 1864-2017 Highest 19.7 5th 1921 27.8 14th 1904    
May 1864-2017 Lowest 1.7 24th 1898 8.3 27th 1951    
 
May 2018 Total         85.4 17 day(s)
May 1868-2017 Average Total         89.7 18.4 day(s)
May 1868-2017 Wettest Total         224.2 1968
May 1868-2017 Wettest 24hr Total         47.2 29th 1971
May 1868-2017 Driest Total         14.9 1932
 
Jan-May 2018 Total         276.0 59 day(s)
Jan-May 1868-2017 Average Total         302.2 65.0 day(s)
 
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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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CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE
South West, Victoria
38.8556°S 143.5128°E 82m AMSL
Commenced 1861
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