Scottsdale Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|May 2016 Average||35 9.7||+3.8||15.0||+0.1|
|May 1971-2014 Average||5.9||14.9|
|May 1971-2014 Highest||14.8||8th 1992||22.1||3rd 1988|
|May 1971-2014 Lowest||-2.0||29th 1977||8.1||31st 1989|
|May 2016 Total||25.4||3 day(s)|
|May 1971-2014 Average Total||96.6||14.9 day(s)|
|May 1971-2014 Wettest Total||211.2||2007|
|May 1971-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||61.6||7th 1986|
|May 1971-2014 Driest Total||7.6||1991|
|Jan-May 2016 Total||209.0||38 day(s)|
|Jan-May 1971-2014 Average Total||328.4||54.9 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.