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Birdsville Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|Sun 01/05/2016||13 25.1||+13.5||30||+4||0.0|
|May 2016 Average||13 25.1||+13.5||13 30.0||+4.1|
|May 2001-2014 Average||11.6||25.9|
|May 2001-2014 Highest||20.9||17th 2007||34.8||3rd 2007|
|May 2001-2014 Lowest||2.1||25th 2006||17.0||26th 2011|
|May 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|May 2001-2014 Average Total||6.7||2.0 day(s)|
|May 2001-2014 Wettest Total||47.3||2004|
|May 2001-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||37.6||25th 2004|
|May 2001-2014 Driest Total||0.0||2001|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||119.6||10 day(s)|
|Jan-May 2001-2014 Average Total||98.6||12.6 day(s)|
Channel Country, Queensland
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.