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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A high is keeping TAS, VIC, NSW and southern and central Quensland mostly clear clear and calm, leading to a chilly night. Troughs and a front are bringing patchy light rain and storms to the northern tropics, central Australia and SA. A front is bringing showers to eastern VIC.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
14.3 8 19

Sunny

Melbourne
 
11.2 6 15

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
14.0 9 24

Sunny

Perth
 
17.1 9 19

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
13.2 10 18

Possible shower

Canberra
 
5.3 -4 15

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
9.5 5 13

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
29.9 25 34

Clearing shower

Weather News

Eastern Australia's frost season starts late butd abruptly

18:06 EST

For most of Australia's frost-prone areas the frost season has started later than any other year since 2007 but now it has arrived with a shudder.

Summer to winter skipping autumn

12:49 EST

Although temperatures across the southern states have been more seasonal over the recent days, temperatures along the eastern seaboard have remained quite balmy.

Lake Eyre gets late flow from Queensland and more SA rainfall than usual

12:31 EST

Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 26/05 Fri 27/05 Sat 28/05

35.7°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Hottest

38.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

38.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

38.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

47.0°C

Bulman, NT

-2.8°C

Mt Buller, Vic
Coldest

-4.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-9.3°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

-8.0°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

-9.3°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

WSW 40km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

94km/h

Neptune Island, SA

111km/h

Neptune Island, SA

87km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

56.6mm

St Helens Ap, Tas

33.2mm

Cudlee Creek, SA

22.0mm

Mallacoota, Vic

23.0mm

Cape Fourcroy, NT
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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