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Yeppoon Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||19 21.5||+5.8||20 27.4||+3.3|
|May 1994-2014 Average||15.7||24.1|
|May 1994-2014 Highest||22.9||6th 2000||29.1||19th 2002|
|May 1994-2014 Lowest||4.9||29th 2000||14.8||26th 2012|
|May 2016 Total||19 0.6||1 day(s)|
|May 1995-2014 Average Total||82.5||10.4 day(s)|
|May 1995-2014 Wettest Total||190.8||1996|
|May 1995-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||136.0||1st 1996|
|May 1995-2014 Driest Total||3.4||2004|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||374.8||53 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1995-2014 Average Total||637.6||61.6 day(s)|
A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.
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).
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.