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Coconut Island Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||17 26.5||+1.1||33.0||+1.9|
|May 1997-2014 Average||25.4||31.1|
|May 1997-2014 Highest||28.0||2nd 2001||34.7||27th 2014|
|May 1997-2014 Lowest||20.2||24th 2009||27.0||13th 1997|
|May 2016 Total||4.2||3 day(s)|
|May 1996-2014 Average Total||80.5||13.9 day(s)|
|May 1996-2014 Wettest Total||380.4||2006|
|May 1996-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||79.6||2nd 2006|
|May 1996-2014 Driest Total||0.0||2000|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||875.4||61 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1996-2014 Average Total||1170.7||79.8 day(s)|
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.