Rain…we’d virtually forgotten what you appeared and felt like. Darwin had now gone 155 days with out the moist stuff, in accordance to the Bureau of Meteorology, however showers in the metropolis this morning broke the streak.
By eight.54am the Bureau of Meteorology remark tower at Darwin airport had recorded 1mm of rain. The temperature additionally dropped to its lowest in 48 hours, down to 26C.
Official Dry season statistics gained’t be launched till Monday, however it’s likely Darwinites have simply skilled their driest Dry on record.
“Rain recorded was around half of the average, and while we usually see some rain in Darwin during the dry season, this year the rain gauges have registered none for the first time since records began in 1941,” BOM forecasters stated.
Rain and a doable thunderstorm are forecast for Monday.