Essendon Ap Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|May 2016 Total||10.2||2 day(s)|
|May 1930-2014 Average Total||48.1||13.2 day(s)|
|May 1930-2014 Wettest Total||140.1||1974|
|May 1930-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||58.4||15th 1974|
|May 1930-2014 Driest Total||3.3||1934|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||134.2||35 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1930-2014 Average Total||235.0||48.5 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).
After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.
"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...