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Cape Nelson 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 11.1 +0.3 14.7 -1.5 8.2  
Mon 02/05/2016 9.6 -1.2 18.3 +2.1 0.6  
Tue 03/05/2016 13.0 +2.2 16 +0 8.4  
May 2016 Average 11.2 +0.4 16.3 +0.1    
May 1996-2014 Average 10.8   16.2      
May 1996-2014 Highest 17.7 4th 2005 28.3 9th 2013    
May 1996-2014 Lowest 3.0 27th 2000 11.0 15th 1999    
May 2016 Total         18 17.2 3 day(s)
May 1996-2014 Average Total         71.4 18.9 day(s)
May 1996-2014 Wettest Total         173.0 2007
May 1996-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         54.2 3rd 2014
May 1996-2014 Driest Total         20.4 2005
Jan-May 2016 Total         147.6 52 day(s)
Jan-May 1996-2014 Average Total         214.2 60.1 day(s)
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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.

Station Details

South West, Victoria
38.4306°S 141.5437°E 45m AMSL
Commenced 1995
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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.

Wet season wraps up with below average rainfall for many Top End cattle stations

17:53 EST

Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.