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Melbourne Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||-||-|
|May 1855-2014 Average||8.7||16.7|
|May 1855-2014 Highest||18.0||25th 2009||28.7||7th 1905|
|May 1855-2014 Lowest||-1.1||29th 1916||8.3||12th 1896|
|May 2016 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|May 1855-2014 Average Total||56.0||14.6 day(s)|
|May 1855-2014 Wettest Total||142.5||1942|
|May 1855-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||51.2||15th 1974|
|May 1855-2014 Driest Total||3.8||1934|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||-||0 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1855-2014 Average Total||259.2||51.4 day(s)|
Commenced 1908 / Closed 2015
For most of Australia's frost-prone areas the frost season has started later than any other year since 2007 but now it has arrived with a shudder.
Although temperatures across the southern states have been more seasonal over the recent days, temperatures along the eastern seaboard have remained quite balmy.
Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.