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Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

May 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
Darwin-Daly
22.4 +3.5 34.2 +1.5 122.0 459
19 25.3 +1.6 20 32.6 +1.4 34.7 96
23.5 +2.0 15 33.2 +1.8 65.2 158
22.1 +2.5 32.1 +1.7 2.8 18
16 23.7 +3.1 32.3 +1.2 6.8 51
24.8 - - - 5.4 -
24.9 - 32.5 - 0.0 -
72 24.7 +2.6 72 33.5 +1.5 63.8 301
16 23.3 +5.5 16 34.7 +3.3 0.0 0
20.7 +3.8 22 35.5 +2.4 20.0 194
24.7 +2.7 15 33.5 +1.4 91.8 376
35 24.7 +2.9 34.9 +1.4 44.4 285
21.4 - 34.7 - 44.6 -
13 26.8 +1.6 13 31.1 +1.7 54.0 91
22.3 +3.0 12 34.6 +1.3 12 103.6 500
23.5 - 34.8 - 53.4 -
24.8 - 35.9 - 8.4 -
29 24.2 +2.8 33.5 +1.0 56.8 262
24.3 - 33.1 - 77.0 1000
12 22.6 +3.3 12 34.0 +1.2 50.2 225
20.8 +3.3 27 34.9 +2.8 11.4 814
Arnhem
26.3 - 32.0 - 19 330.0 457
15 22.9 +3.9 31.9 +0.9 15 198.8 707
11 24.1 +2.2 10 33.2 +1.4 26.4 104
10 24.8 +2.4 11 33.3 +1.6 27.8 86
14 24.5 +2.2 32.0 +1.0 59.6 196
24.1 +1.5 31.5 +1.6 144.6 165
47 26.1 +2.1 47 32.7 +2.0 32.2 215
Roper-McArthur
19 20.7 +5.0 20 34.7 +2.5 18 50.0 862
22.5 +4.2 35.2 +3.0 28.6 135
38 25.2 +2.6 38 31.6 +2.2 17.0 140
18.6 +2.4 34.8 +3.7 1.0 14
32 22.2 +5.5 32 34.8 +2.4 17.8 231
23.0 - 34.9 - 82.4 -
Victoria River
12 23.2 +4.7 12 36.5 +3.0 1.2 6
19 18.4 +5.0 19 33.4 +4.0 3.4 38
19.8 +3.9 46 35.0 +3.1 6.2 109
Barkly
30 19.8 +3.8 33.2 +1.8 0.0 0
44 19.3 +3.0 44 30.4 +2.8 27.2 328
Alice Springs
10.9 +2.7 25.6 +2.5 34.6 185
10.8 +2.6 25.1 +1.9 27.8 147
11.8 +3.1 25.6 +1.8 68.6 392
45 13.5 +3.5 27.6 +2.2 8.6 46
17.0 +1.8 27.7 +0.4 89.4 473
9.4 +0.2 25.5 +2.8 0.0 0
17 15.5 +3.8 31.3 +2.3 15.0 109
12.8 +3.1 27.6 +2.2 25.2 102
11.9 +2.6 25.2 +0.9 72.0 497
19 14.3 +3.5 27.7 +2.9 67.8 307
12.1 +1.0 27.9 +2.8 0.2 1
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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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