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National Summary

A cold front is crossing southeastern Australia, producing showers, alpine snow and chilly wind. Ridges of high pressure are controlling much of the nation, producing mostly clear skies. A trough in QLD is weakening, allowing showers to clear.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.4 7 18

Sunny

Melbourne
 
12.5 10 13

Showers easing

Brisbane
 
24.1 12 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
21.6 10 25

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
14.6 11 16

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
12.6 -3 13

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
7.2 7 11

Showers

Darwin
 
30.5 22 33

Sunny

Videos

Weather News

Pre-winter frost grips eastern states

11:12 EST

Winter was knocking on the door in New South Wales and southern Queensland this morning as some areas shivered through their coldest May start on record.

Students unable to get to school after Cyclone Debbie find temporary classrooms

08:45 EST

Twenty-eight school children in North Queensland are adjusting to a new school campus, after damage to a road during Cyclone Debbie made their regular school commute unfeasible.

Wintery preview as snow covers alps

13:09 EST

The first in a pair of cold fronts brought a decent bout of snow to Australia's alps on Sunday and more is on the way tomorrow.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 27/05 Sun 28/05 Mon 29/05

33.0°C

Mandora, WA
Hottest

35.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

35.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

35.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.4°C

Mandora, WA

-1.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-0.8°C

Cooma, NSW/ACT

-5.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-5.0°C

Bathurst Ag, NSW/ACT

-10.0°C

Taralga, NSW/ACT

SW 66km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

109km/h

Devonport Ap, Tas

105km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

116km/h

Cape Grim, Tas
-

0.2mm last hr

Coldstream Comparison, Vic
Wettest

42.6mm

Durdidwarrah, Vic

31.2mm

Yanakie, Vic

29.0mm

Mt Read, Tas

29.0mm

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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