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Forthside Rainfall Reports

May 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/05/2016 - -
Mon 02/05/2016 5.2 72
Tue 03/05/2016 10.0 24
Wed 04/05/2016 8.4 24
 
May 2016 Total 23.6 3 day(s)
May 1966-2014 Average Total 91.3 13.5 day(s)
May 1966-2014 Wettest Total 180.6 1988
May 1966-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 90.0 28th 1983
May 1966-2014 Driest Total 10.2 1991
 
Jan-May 2016 Total 278.6 30 day(s)
Jan-May 1966-2014 Average Total 329.2 48.9 day(s)
 
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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FORTHSIDE RESEARCH STATION
Northwest Coast, Tasmania
41.2039°S 146.2650°E 127m AMSL
Commenced 1966
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14:15 EST

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