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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure trough and cold front are causing storms in NSW and rain in VIC and TAS. Onshore winds are producing a few showers for coastal parts of SA as well as northern QLD. Skies are mostly clear over the NT and WA under a building ridge of high pressure.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.8 14 23

Sunny

Melbourne
 
18.1 13 19

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
22.7 16 26

Sunny

Perth
 
17.7 12 19

Showers

Adelaide
 
16.5 11 19

Late shower

Canberra
 
13.9 0 18

Late shower

Hobart
 
14.6 11 17

Possible shower

Darwin
 
34.2 23 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Perth finally sees string of wet days

16:21 EST

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15:46 EST

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AuctionsPlus Queensland sheep listings double, due to low rainfall and rising prices

12:16 EST

The number of Queensland sheep offered in online sales has doubled week-on-week this fortnight, as producers respond to dry times and a stronger market.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 20/05 Sun 21/05 Mon 22/05

36.1°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Hottest

36.3°C

Jabiru Ap, NT

35.6°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

36.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

37.4°C

Mandora, WA

3.5°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-2.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-3.6°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-2.2°C

Cooma, NSW/ACT

-10.0°C

Taralga, NSW/ACT

W 48km/h

Neptune Island, SA
Windiest

101km/h

Mt Read, Tas

83km/h

Neptune Island, SA

83km/h

Mt Read, Tas
-

1.0mm last hr

Mingela, Qld
Wettest

124.4mm

St Marys, Tas

18.5mm

Dongara, WA

42.0mm

Nymboida, NSW/ACT

43.0mm

Yass, NSW/ACT
Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Bidyadanga, WA in 1990
Lowest -6.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 2000
Highest 30.5°C at
Lake Cargelligo Ap, NSW/ACT in 1990
Lowest -14.2°C at
Namadgi National Park, NSW/ACT in 1987
Highest 320.0mm at
Lismore, NSW/ACT in 1921
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