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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough over inland parts of WA is triggering a few areas of light rain and storms. A cold front crossing TAS and VIC is causing showers, heaviest over southern VIC. A large high pressure system is bringing clear skies for most of NSW, and leading to a cool night inland.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.9 11 20

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
15.8 10 17

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
17.5 13 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
18.8 12 20

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
16.0 10 21

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
4.1 -1 17

Fog then sunny

Hobart
 
13.3 7 15

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
28.8 23 33

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Wintry end to autumn for Australia's southeast

13:47 EST

It's going to be a chilly end to autumn in Australia's southeast, with three cold fronts set to sweep through during the six days.

Odds favour Perth having drier, warmer winter than average

10:13 EST

Perth residents have been heralding the arrival of winter after heavy rainfall over the weekend and significant fog blanketed Perth city this week.

Another foggy start for Brisbane

15:20 EST

Flights were diverted from Brisbane Airport this morning as fog once again shrouded southeast Queensland.

Extremes and Records

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

32.6°C

Bradshaw, NT
Hottest

36.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

37.3°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.2°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.4°C

Mandora, WA

1.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-2.2°C

Cooma, NSW/ACT

0.0°C

Eyre, WA

-2.8°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

-10.0°C

Taralga, NSW/ACT

NW 62km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

83km/h

Mt Read, Tas

79km/h

Cape Grim, Tas

94km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
-

2.6mm last hr

Tasman Island, Tas
Wettest

42.0mm

Nymboida, NSW/ACT

43.0mm

Pipers River, Tas

14.4mm

Lake Margaret, Tas

21.0mm

Mt Read, Tas
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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