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Watarrka Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||19 19.2||+8.4||19 28.5||+3.7|
|May 1990-2010 Average||10.8||24.8|
|May 1990-2010 Highest||22.0||6th 1992||33.9||11th 1996|
|May 1990-2010 Lowest||-0.5||27th 2001||12.0||30th 2009|
|May 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|May 1990-2014 Average Total||22.1||3.3 day(s)|
|May 1990-2014 Wettest Total||158.1||1990|
|May 1990-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||64.0||20th 1990|
|May 1990-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1991|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||65.8||14 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1990-2014 Average Total||160.3||19.8 day(s)|
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
On the weekend wild winds battered South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria, toppling trees and bringing down powerlines and there is more of that on the way.
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.