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Cape Wessel Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||26.1||32.3|
|May 2016 Total||45.6||3 day(s)|
|May 1974-2005 Average Total||72.2||8.8 day(s)|
|May 1974-2005 Wettest Total||257.8||2000|
|May 1974-2005 Wettest 24hr Total||146.0||19th 2004|
|May 1974-2005 Driest Total||0.0||1998|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||510.2||51 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1974-2006 Average Total||921.8||63.9 day(s)|
Arnhem, Northern Territory
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).
A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.
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.