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Forrest State Forest Rainfall Reports

May 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
May 2016 Total - 0 day(s)
May 1898-2014 Average Total 96.8 13.7 day(s)
May 1898-2014 Wettest Total 194.6 1942
May 1898-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 92.7 12th 1925
May 1898-2014 Driest Total 1.3 1934
Jan-May 2016 Total 139.0 30 day(s)
Jan-May 1898-2014 Average Total 327.0 47.2 day(s)
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.

Station Details

South West, Victoria
38.5198°S 143.7150°E 203m AMSL
Commenced 1898
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Eastern Australia's frost season starts late butd abruptly

18:06 EST

For most of Australia's frost-prone areas the frost season has started later than any other year since 2007 but now it has arrived with a shudder.

Summer to winter skipping autumn

12:49 EST

Although temperatures across the southern states have been more seasonal over the recent days, temperatures along the eastern seaboard have remained quite balmy.

Lake Eyre gets late flow from Queensland and more SA rainfall than usual

12:31 EST

Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.