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Gladstone Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|Mon 02/05/2016||20.8||+5.4||20 31.5||+6.0||0.0|
|May 2016 Average||20 21.1||+5.7||20 30.2||+4.7|
|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)|
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.