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Hobart Rainfall Reports

May 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/05/2016 6.6 24
Mon 02/05/2016 5.6 24
Tue 03/05/2016 6.0 24
Wed 04/05/2016 6.4 24
Thu 05/05/2016 0.0 -
 
May 2016 Total 24.6 4 day(s)
May 1894-2014 Average Total 45.3 14.0 day(s)
May 1894-2014 Wettest Total 213.8 1958
May 1894-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 47.0 3rd 1973
May 1894-2014 Driest Total 3.9 1913
 
Jan-May 2016 Total 112.4 39 day(s)
Jan-May 1894-2014 Average Total 228.8 57.7 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.

Station Details

HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD)
Lower Derwent, Tasmania
42.8897°S 147.3278°E 51m AMSL
Commenced 1882
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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.