Centre Island Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|Sun 01/05/2016||38 27.0||+4.4||34||+5||0.0|
|Mon 02/05/2016||38 28||+5||-||-||0.0|
|May 2016 Average||38 27.5||+4.9||38 34.0||+4.5|
|May 1975-2014 Average||22.6||29.5|
|May 1975-2014 Highest||26.9||16th 1987||35.1||2nd 1988|
|May 1975-2014 Lowest||15.5||30th 2000||20.6||25th 2012|
|May 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|May 1968-2014 Average Total||12.1||2.3 day(s)|
|May 1968-2014 Wettest Total||201.4||1968|
|May 1968-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||74.2||22nd 1990|
|May 1968-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1970|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||535.4||22 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1968-2014 Average Total||890.7||43.9 day(s)|
Roper-McArthur, Northern Territory
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.