Christmas Island Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||24.6||+0.8||28.0||+0.2|
|May 1973-2014 Average||23.8||27.8|
|May 1973-2014 Highest||26.3||6th 2014||30.5||3rd 2014|
|May 1973-2014 Lowest||19.3||13th 1977||24.0||28th 1977|
|May 2016 Total||39 3.2||1 day(s)|
|May 1973-2014 Average Total||176.8||15.7 day(s)|
|May 1973-2014 Wettest Total||528.6||1978|
|May 1973-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||171.6||15th 2004|
|May 1973-2014 Driest Total||14.1||2005|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||1394.8||86 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1973-2014 Average Total||1350.4||93.5 day(s)|
Pilbara, Western Australia
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.