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Fri 13:49 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A broad low pressure trough is drawing tropical moisture across WA and central Australia, producing areas of rain and isolated storms. Another trough over QLD is producing the odd shower. Moist northwesterlies behind a front are bringing a few showers to western TAS.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.3 14 25

Sunny

Melbourne
 
24.0 15 23

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
24.9 15 28

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
19.5 13 21

Late thunder

Adelaide
 
23.0 13 23

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
21.9 5 23

Sunny

Hobart
 
16.7 13 18

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
32.9 25 33

Possible shower

Weather News

Mother's Day Forecast

14:30 EST

Mother's Day is approaching and the forecast charts are looking pretty grim for a lot of regional Australia.

Storms to strike Perth

12:23 EST

A cold front is surging towards Perth, bringing thunderstorms and wind.

Monster swells off Victoria's south coast excite surfers

11:30 EST

Monster swells off the coast of south-west Victoria have created a wave of excitement among local surfers.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 03/05 Wed 04/05 Thu 05/05

37.6°C

Bradshaw, NT
Hottest

40.3°C

Derby Ap, WA

38.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

47.0°C

Bulman, NT

47.0°C

Bulman, NT

5.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-2.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-3.6°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

0.6°C

Bombala, NSW/ACT

-3.6°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

NNW 59km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

135km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

114km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

112km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

0.4mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

73.8mm

Darwin, NT

74.0mm

Udialla, WA

73.0mm

Tangadee, WA

42.0mm

Uluru, 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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