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Forster Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||15 15.8||+3.9||15 25.8||+4.7|
|May 1999-2014 Average||11.9||21.1|
|May 1999-2014 Highest||19.5||1st 2013||28.2||4th 2007|
|May 1999-2014 Lowest||4.5||9th 2006||15.0||25th 2011|
|May 2016 Total||3.2||1 day(s)|
|May 1897-2014 Average Total||111.9||8.6 day(s)|
|May 1897-2014 Wettest Total||484.7||2003|
|May 1897-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||183.0||15th 2003|
|May 1897-2014 Driest Total||3.0||1982|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||482.4||46 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1897-2014 Average Total||581.6||42.8 day(s)|
Mid North Coast, New South Wales/ACT
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.