Darwin Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||72 24.7||+2.6||32.7||+0.7|
|May 1941-2014 Average||22.1||32.0|
|May 1941-2014 Highest||26.6||23rd 1978||36.0||2nd 1942|
|May 1941-2014 Lowest||13.8||27th 1990||22.7||20th 1981|
|May 2016 Total||54.0||2 day(s)|
|May 1941-2014 Average Total||21.2||2.3 day(s)|
|May 1941-2014 Wettest Total||298.9||1968|
|May 1941-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||89.6||18th 1987|
|May 1941-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1943|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||536.4||59 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1941-2014 Average Total||1243.3||72.9 day(s)|
Darwin-Daly, Northern Territory
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).
After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.
"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...