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Palmerville Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||58 22.2||+4.6||33.0||+1.9|
|May 1896-2014 Average||17.6||31.1|
|May 1896-2014 Highest||25.0||9th 1989||37.0||19th 1994|
|May 1896-2014 Lowest||6.5||22nd 2009||20.6||25th 1959|
|May 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|May 1890-2014 Average Total||16.3||3.0 day(s)|
|May 1890-2014 Wettest Total||170.9||1960|
|May 1890-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||132.8||8th 1960|
|May 1890-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1895|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||625.2||54 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1890-2014 Average Total||779.6||59.2 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.