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Scherger RAAF Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|May 2016 Total||0.6||1 day(s)|
|May 2006-2011 Average Total||17.4||5.0 day(s)|
|May 2006-2011 Wettest Total||12.8||2009|
|May 2006-2011 Wettest 24hr Total||19.6||9th 2006|
|May 2006-2011 Driest Total||0.0||2008|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||638.0||62 day(s)|
|Jan-May 2006-2012 Average Total||1503.8||83.0 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.