Blanchetown Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|May 2016 Total||5.4||1 day(s)|
|May 1968-2008 Average Total||25.8||9.2 day(s)|
|May 1968-2008 Wettest Total||106.0||1974|
|May 1968-2008 Wettest 24hr Total||74.0||9th 1989|
|May 1968-2008 Driest Total||1.8||2005|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||74.8||17 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1968-2009 Average Total||101.1||27.6 day(s)|
Murraylands, South 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.