Black Point Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|May 2016 Total||26.0||2 day(s)|
|May 1965-2014 Average Total||36.0||3.0 day(s)|
|May 1965-2014 Wettest Total||582.8||1968|
|May 1965-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||197.6||11th 1968|
|May 1965-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1966|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||489.1||43 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1965-2014 Average Total||986.7||62.3 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).
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.