Despite Welcome Rainfall Yearly Average Well Below Normal
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Official records state that Yea received 83mm of rainfall in May. This was 26.3mm above the May average of 56.7mm. Therefore the rainfall was 26.3mm or 31.7% above average.
Rainfall for the year to the end of May totals 131.8mm against a historical average of 226mm. This equates to 94.2mm or 41.7% below the historical average.