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Wed 16:06 WST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough and front is bringing cool, rainy weather to SA, TAS VIC and southern NSW. A trough in the tropics is weakening, causing patchy rain in north QLD to clear. A high is keeping central and northern NSW, QLD, the NT and WA generally dry with gentle winds.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.9 13 21

Rain clearing

Melbourne
 
13.2 11 15

Showers

Brisbane
 
16.3 10 29

Sunny

Perth
 
15.8 12 20

Thunderstorms clearing

Adelaide
 
13.4 11 18

Showers

Canberra
 
10.2 5 14

Showers

Hobart
 
7.8 7 14

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
29.7 24 33

Sunny

Weather News

Big surf closes beaches across Sydney, NSW

18:13 EST

Surf lifesavers have issued a warning to beachgoers as a large swell closes stretches of the New South Wales coastline.

Dampened SA in for more rain but also cold, strong winds

18:01 EST

Rain has fallen across a large part of South Australia during Wednesday and there is more to come, mainly on Friday, coinciding with cold winds.

Wet week for NSW

17:41 EST

Three rain-bearing systems will traverse New South Wales within the next seven days, rounding out a bumper May.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 22/05 Mon 23/05 Tue 24/05

34.4°C

Bradshaw, NT
Hottest

37.3°C

Warmun, WA

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

47.0°C

Bulman, NT

-0.9°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-1.6°C

Eyre, WA

-6.0°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

-7.7°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT

-7.7°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT

NNW 51km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic
Windiest

116km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

129km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

90km/h

Gabo Island, Vic
-

1.6mm last hr

Rocky Gully, WA
Wettest

84.2mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

51.6mm

Jarrahwood, WA

57.0mm

Southwell, Qld

25.0mm

Kowanyama Ap, Qld
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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