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National Summary

A low and cold front is bringing powerful winds and showers to TAS, VIC and southern NSW. A low pressure trough is producing showers and storms over northeastern NSW and southern QLD. A region of low pressure is generating thundery showers over the tropics.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.7 13 22

Sunny

Melbourne
 
13.3 9 19

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
21.1 20 30

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
16.8 11 22

Late shower

Adelaide
 
15.6 11 21

Windy with showers

Canberra
 
12.8 3 17

Sunny

Hobart
 
11.3 9 19

Late shower

Darwin
 
29.9 24 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Hottest May night on record for 20 Queensland cities and towns

16:00 EST

Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.

Capital city April wrap-up

14:00 EST

For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.

Melbourne storm: Trees uprooted, homes damaged by out-of-season weather

12:56 EST

Strong winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Victoria overnight, with hundreds of residents calling the State Emergency Service (SES) for help.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 28/04 Fri 29/04 Sat 30/04

36.1°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Hottest

38.6°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

38.4°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

39.2°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

40.1°C

Bradshaw, NT

-1.1°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

1.9°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

3.0°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

2.3°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic

-1.1°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

WSW 83km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
Windiest

87km/h

Cape Willoughby, SA

100km/h

Cobar, NSW/ACT

116km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
-

5.4mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

29.8mm

Woods Point, Vic

76.0mm

Nerada, Qld

82.6mm

Middle Point, NT

66.0mm

Rainbow Beach, Qld
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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