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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A large high pressure system is bringing sunny and settled conditions over most of NSW and VIC, leading to a cool night for inland areas of NSW. A series of low pressure troughs over WA, the NT and QLD are triggering showers and storms. Brisk winds are causing showers over TAS.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.7 14 24

Sunny

Melbourne
 
15.4 13 21

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
19.9 16 28

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
18.6 13 22

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
16.8 13 24

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
9.8 3 19

Sunny

Hobart
 
13.2 12 21

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
27.2 25 33

Possible shower

Weather News

Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

18:02 EST

A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).

Wet start for the dry season

14:15 EST

After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 01/05 Mon 02/05 Tue 03/05

34.7°C

Marble Bar, WA
Hottest

40.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

40.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

40.3°C

Derby Ap, WA

40.3°C

Derby Ap, WA

-0.8°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-3.1°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-2.1°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-2.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-3.1°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

NW 72km/h

Low Rocky Point, Tas
Windiest

138km/h

Cape Grim, Tas

129km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

135km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
-

0.2mm last hr

Cape Grim, Tas
Wettest

85.2mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

51.4mm

Savage River, Tas

73.8mm

Darwin, NT

49.0mm

Darwin Ap, 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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