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Middle Is Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|Sun 01/05/2016||11 23.1||+4.3||11 28||+5||0.2|
|May 2016 Average||11 23.1||+4.3||11 28.0||+4.8|
|May 1999-2014 Average||18.8||23.2|
|May 1999-2014 Highest||23.0||5th 2000||27.2||7th 2006|
|May 1999-2014 Lowest||9.0||29th 2000||15.6||26th 2012|
|May 2016 Total||11 0.2||1 day(s)|
|May 1999-2014 Average Total||93.1||14.6 day(s)|
|May 1999-2014 Wettest Total||137.6||2013|
|May 1999-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||49.8||12th 2005|
|May 1999-2014 Driest Total||57.2||2007|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||772.0||56 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1999-2014 Average Total||891.0||74.5 day(s)|
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.