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Cressy 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 +7.7 15.2 +0.4 8.4  
Mon 02/05/2016 7.2 +3.8 15.5 +0.7 7.0  
Tue 03/05/2016 10.5 +7.1 14 -1 20.4  
 
May 2016 Average 15 9.6 +6.2 14.9 +0.1    
May 1999-2014 Average 3.4   14.8      
May 1999-2014 Highest 12.7 4th 2005 21.8 4th 2005    
May 1999-2014 Lowest -6.3 22nd 2008 7.8 12th 2011    
 
May 2016 Total         35.8 3 day(s)
May 1999-2014 Average Total         43.9 13.8 day(s)
May 1999-2014 Wettest Total         109.4 2012
May 1999-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         49.8 26th 2012
May 1999-2014 Driest Total         9.2 2005
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         199.2 27 day(s)
Jan-May 1999-2014 Average Total         189.3 43.2 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.
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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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CRESSY RESEARCH STATION
Central North, Tasmania
41.7256°S 147.0794°E 148m AMSL
Commenced 1999
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