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Elliott Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||30 23.9||+7.9||-|
|May 1980-2014 Average||16.0||31.4|
|May 1980-2014 Highest||25.2||5th 1990||38.5||23rd 1988|
|May 1980-2014 Lowest||6.6||26th 1982||19.3||20th 1981|
|May 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|May 1950-2014 Average Total||7.3||1.0 day(s)|
|May 1950-2014 Wettest Total||147.0||1995|
|May 1950-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||145.2||2nd 1995|
|May 1950-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1950|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||163.4||18 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1950-2014 Average Total||416.5||29.9 day(s)|
Barkly, 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.