Australia precipitation in May

In Australia in May precipitation ranges from almost none in Katherine with 3.9mm (0.2 inches) of rainfall to heavy in Strahan with 211mm (8.3 inches) of rainfall.

Where and how much does it rain in Australia in May?

Find the average total precipitation in May for the most popular destinations in Australia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm (6.3") precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5") to 160mm (6.3"). Moderate: 30mm (1.2") to 90mm (3.5". Low: 5mm (0.2") to 30mm (1.2").

  • How much rainfall does Australia receive in May?
  • With an average of 53mm (2.1 inches) of rain, Melbourne in May often alternates between wet and dry periods.

  • What is the wettest city in May in Australia?
  • According to our data the wettest location is Strahan with an average precipitation of 211mm (8.3 inches).

  • What is the driest city in May in Australia?
  • The driest place is Katherine with an average precipitation of 3.9mm (0.2 inches) according to our data.

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