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Newdegate Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||6.3||-1.0||16 15.0||-5.0|
|May 1997-2014 Average||7.3||20.0|
|May 1997-2014 Highest||17.1||6th 2001||30.8||5th 2001|
|May 1997-2014 Lowest||-2.3||25th 2012||11.6||30th 2013|
|May 2016 Total||58 0.0||0 day(s)|
|May 1955-2014 Average Total||44.4||8.9 day(s)|
|May 1955-2014 Wettest Total||145.5||1974|
|May 1955-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||84.0||14th 2010|
|May 1955-2014 Driest Total||5.0||1961|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||203.0||48 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1955-2014 Average Total||132.2||25.1 day(s)|
Great Southern, Western Australia
Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.
For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.
Strong winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Victoria overnight, with hundreds of residents calling the State Emergency Service (SES) for help.