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Cairns Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|Sun 01/05/2016||71 24.7||+4.8||30.1||+2.5||2.2|
|May 2016 Average||71 23.0||+3.1||71 30.6||+3.0|
|May 1943-2014 Average||19.9||27.6|
|May 1943-2014 Highest||24.6||23rd 1990||31.3||29th 1958|
|May 1943-2014 Lowest||10.1||26th 1953||20.5||26th 1990|
|May 2016 Total||72 2.6||3 day(s)|
|May 1943-2014 Average Total||91.4||13.8 day(s)|
|May 1943-2014 Wettest Total||322.3||1964|
|May 1943-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||89.6||9th 1992|
|May 1943-2014 Driest Total||3.2||2001|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||831.4||67 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1943-2014 Average Total||1557.1||88.3 day(s)|
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
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).
After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.
"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...