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Avalon Ap Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||18 10.8||+3.3||18.6||+1.3|
|May 1995-2014 Average||7.5||17.3|
|May 1995-2014 Highest||16.2||2nd 1997||28.0||8th 2002|
|May 1995-2014 Lowest||-0.7||31st 2006||10.8||27th 2000|
|May 2016 Total||12.8||2 day(s)|
|May 1971-2014 Average Total||34.6||9.1 day(s)|
|May 1971-2014 Wettest Total||83.8||1974|
|May 1971-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||32.0||3rd 1979|
|May 1971-2014 Driest Total||5.2||1984|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||165.4||33 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1971-2014 Average Total||152.3||30.1 day(s)|
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.