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Tindal Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||27 24.8||+7.3||27 37.0||+4.9|
|May 1985-2014 Average||17.5||32.1|
|May 1985-2014 Highest||26.0||13th 1996||38.5||24th 1995|
|May 1985-2014 Lowest||5.5||13th 1991||24.2||28th 1987|
|May 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|May 1979-2014 Average Total||1.4||0.6 day(s)|
|May 1979-2014 Wettest Total||15.4||1980|
|May 1979-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||15.4||21st 1980|
|May 1979-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1979|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||312.0||43 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1970-2014 Average Total||720.5||44.8 day(s)|
Darwin-Daly, 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.