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Parkes Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|Sun 01/05/2016||16 16.1||+11.2||23||+4||7.4|
|May 2016 Average||16 16.1||+11.2||16 23.0||+4.0|
|May 1998-2014 Average||4.9||19.0|
|May 1998-2014 Highest||16.0||3rd 2000||27.0||6th 2005|
|May 1998-2014 Lowest||-4.0||16th 1999||7.0||30th 2000|
|May 2016 Total||7.4||1 day(s)|
|May 1942-2014 Average Total||46.5||7.6 day(s)|
|May 1942-2014 Wettest Total||131.5||1977|
|May 1942-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||94.0||28th 1977|
|May 1942-2014 Driest Total||1.8||2003|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||165.0||24 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1942-2014 Average Total||260.1||30.5 day(s)|
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
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.