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Territory Grape Farm Daily Summaries

May 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Sun 01/05/2016 - - 19 34.9 +9.5 -  
Mon 02/05/2016 16.9 +7.2 24.7 -0.7 1.8  
Tue 03/05/2016 18.1 +8.4 26 +1 1.4  
May 2016 Average 19 17.5 +7.8 19 28.5 +3.1    
May 1988-2014 Average 9.7   25.4      
May 1988-2014 Highest 21.2 6th 2007 34.8 4th 2007    
May 1988-2014 Lowest -1.7 27th 2011 12.4 30th 2009    
May 2016 Total         3.2 2 day(s)
May 1987-2014 Average Total         24.7 3.0 day(s)
May 1987-2014 Wettest Total         136.3 2004
May 1987-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         60.0 21st 1990
May 1987-2014 Driest Total         0.0 1991
Jan-May 2016 Total         104.8 27 day(s)
Jan-May 1987-2014 Average Total         197.5 19.6 day(s)
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
Highlights the warmest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

Station Details

Alice Springs, Northern Territory
22.4518°S 133.6377°E 566m AMSL
Commenced 1987
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Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

21:31 EST

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).

Dry season storm dumps heavy rain on Darwin

18:23 EST

A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.

Wet season wraps up with below average rainfall for many Top End cattle stations

17:53 EST

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.