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Richmond Rainfall Reports

May 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
May 2017 Total - 0 day(s)
May 1989-2008 Average Total 24.5 11.4 day(s)
May 1989-2008 Wettest Total 46.6 2003
May 1989-2008 Wettest 24hr Total 30.8 22nd 2003
May 1989-2008 Driest Total 5.6 1991
Jan-May 2017 Total 122.2 36 day(s)
Jan-May 1989-2009 Average Total 179.5 52.6 day(s)
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

Lower Derwent, Tasmania
42.7578°S 147.3817°E 85m AMSL
Commenced 1988
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Weather News

Colder showery change moving through southern states

16:08 EST

A front is bringing a colder showery change to southern Australia, dropping temperatures by five-to-10 degrees.

North Queensland chills

09:54 EST

Some inland areas of Northern Queensland have had their coldest April morning in at least 60 years.

Fog and low cloud glooming southern Australia

14:41 EST

Large areas of southern Australia can expect a foggy start to the next few mornings, reducing visibility for the first few hours, even in the southeastern capitals.