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Carnegie Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||14.9||+4.1||27.2||+1.8|
|May 1989-2014 Average||10.8||25.4|
|May 1989-2014 Highest||21.5||14th 1990||36.8||1st 1990|
|May 1989-2014 Lowest||2.4||27th 2000||12.0||9th 1997|
|May 2016 Total||3.3||2 day(s)|
|May 1943-2014 Average Total||15.5||2.4 day(s)|
|May 1943-2014 Wettest Total||91.6||1997|
|May 1943-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||55.6||1st 1970|
|May 1943-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1944|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||90.2||26 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1943-2014 Average Total||156.2||18.2 day(s)|
Interior, Western Australia
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).
A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.
Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.