Gladstone Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||20 21.1||+5.7||20 30.0||+4.5|
|May 1994-2014 Average||15.4||25.5|
|May 1994-2014 Highest||23.3||1st 1998||30.4||17th 2002|
|May 1994-2014 Lowest||4.9||29th 2000||16.7||30th 2000|
|May 2016 Total||19 0.0||0 day(s)|
|May 1995-2014 Average Total||37.7||6.0 day(s)|
|May 1995-2014 Wettest Total||135.2||1996|
|May 1995-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||83.0||1st 1996|
|May 1995-2014 Driest Total||3.8||2006|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||559.2||37 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1995-2014 Average Total||505.8||44.2 day(s)|
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.