Lockhart River Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||47 25.9||+3.9||47 30.5||+1.8|
|May 1965-2014 Average||22.0||28.7|
|May 1965-2014 Highest||26.2||2nd 2003||33.6||1st 1996|
|May 1965-2014 Lowest||11.5||23rd 2009||24.2||30th 2000|
|May 2016 Total||57 0.4||1 day(s)|
|May 1957-2014 Average Total||106.1||16.5 day(s)|
|May 1957-2014 Wettest Total||484.6||1964|
|May 1957-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||182.4||9th 1985|
|May 1957-2014 Driest Total||9.6||2002|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||691.6||57 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1957-2014 Average Total||1646.0||99.6 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.