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Townsville Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||73 22.0||+4.4||74 31.1||+3.5|
|May 1941-2014 Average||17.6||27.6|
|May 1941-2014 Highest||25.2||5th 1996||32.2||1st 1996|
|May 1941-2014 Lowest||6.2||23rd 1957||16.6||26th 1990|
|May 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|May 1941-2014 Average Total||32.3||5.9 day(s)|
|May 1941-2014 Wettest Total||180.8||1977|
|May 1941-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||96.0||11th 1956|
|May 1941-2014 Driest Total||0.0||1984|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||750.2||41 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1941-2014 Average Total||869.0||56.6 day(s)|
Lower Burdekin, 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).
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.