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Thu 18:58 EST
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National Summary

A strong frontal system is crossing western WA, with heavy rain, powerful winds and thunderstorms. Onshore winds are bringing scattered showers to eastern QLD. A broad high is keeping elsewhere mostly clear, calm and dry, leading to a cool night inland.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
17.1 14 20

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
11.3 9 16

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
15.8 15 24

Possible shower

Perth
 
25.8 11 20

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
13.6 8 19

Sunny

Canberra
 
9.4 3 17

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
7.4 3 14

Sunny

Darwin
 
26.4 22 33

Sunny

Videos

Weather News

Severe weather warning issued as destructive cold front approaches southern WA

18:43 EST

The southern half of Western Australia is set to be hit by a strong cold front, bringing dangerous wind gusts of up to 125 kilometres per hour, along with heavy rainfall.

Tourists and feral animals flock to Lake Eyre as floodwaters end 1,000km journey

18:11 EST

Rain that fell ago in north west Queensland has finally hit South Australia's Lake Eyre, attracting tourists and feral animals not seen there in years.

Wild night in the west

16:47 EST

Perth's run of warm and dry weather will come to an abrupt end tonight when one of Western Australia's strongest cold front so far this year reaches the state's west coast.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 21/05 Tue 22/05 Wed 23/05

29.7°C

Jabiru Ap, NT
Hottest

34.9°C

Oenpelli Airport, NT

34.6°C

Coconut Island, Qld

34.3°C

Coconut Island, Qld

47.0°C

Bulman, NT

-2.8°C

Liawenee, Tas
Coldest

-4.0°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT

-2.7°C

Stanthorpe, Qld

-4.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

-6.2°C

Tenterfield, NSW/ACT

N 53km/h

North Island, WA
Windiest

144km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

135km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

111km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

28.0mm

Traralgon Creek, Vic

15.2mm

Mt Baw Baw, Vic

9.8mm

Ballina Ap, NSW/ACT

21.2mm

Samuel Hill Ap, Qld
Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.0°C at
Bulman, NT in 2016
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 536.6mm at
Orbost, Vic in 2017
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