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Friendly Beach 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 14.2 +6.0 19.6 +3.4 0.0  
Mon 02/05/2016 9.1 +0.9 17.8 +1.6 2.6  
Tue 03/05/2016 11.6 +3.4 20.0 +3.8 0.0  
Wed 04/05/2016 7.0 -1.2 15.0 -1.2 3.6  
Thu 05/05/2016 9.9 +1.7 - - 0.0  
 
May 2016 Average 17 10.4 +2.2 16 18.1 +1.9    
May 1997-2014 Average 8.2   16.2      
May 1997-2014 Highest 17.0 2nd 1997 24.0 1st 1997    
May 1997-2014 Lowest -1.1 22nd 2008 10.0 29th 2000    
 
May 2016 Total         16 6.2 2 day(s)
May 1997-2014 Average Total         52.9 11.1 day(s)
May 1997-2014 Wettest Total         219.8 2003
May 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         105.8 16th 2003
May 1997-2014 Driest Total         10.2 2005
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         324.4 46 day(s)
Jan-May 1997-2014 Average Total         280.2 55.6 day(s)
 
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FRIENDLY BEACHES
East Coast, Tasmania
41.9953°S 148.2794°E 55m AMSL
Commenced 1997
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Weather News

Stuck between Wednesday and Friday on Thursday Island

11:26 EST

Nestled in amongst several other islands to the northeast of Cape York Peninsula, including Friday to the west and Wednesday to the northeast, it's easy to overlook the weather of Thursday Island.

Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

18:02 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).

Wet start for the dry season

14:15 EST

After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.