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McArthur River Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|Tue 03/05/2016||32 25.4||+8.7||36.3||+3.9||0.2|
|May 2016 Average||32 24.6||+7.9||32 36.4||+4.0|
|May 1969-2014 Average||16.7||32.4|
|May 1969-2014 Highest||25.0||22nd 2013||37.7||3rd 2007|
|May 1969-2014 Lowest||3.2||27th 1974||20.2||20th 1981|
|May 2016 Total||0.4||2 day(s)|
|May 1968-2014 Average Total||7.7||1.2 day(s)|
|May 1968-2014 Wettest Total||160.1||1968|
|May 1968-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||86.4||11th 1968|
|May 1968-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1970|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||252.6||35 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1968-2014 Average Total||589.7||42.4 day(s)|
Roper-McArthur, 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 ...