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National Summary

A low and cold front is bringing strong winds and showers to TAS and southern VIC. A low pressure trough is producing thundery showers over northeastern NSW and southern QLD. A region of low pressure is generating thundery showers across the Top End.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.2 13 22

Sunny

Melbourne
 
9.8 9 19

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
20.7 20 30

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
11.4 11 22

Late shower

Adelaide
 
13.7 11 21

Windy with showers

Canberra
 
7.0 3 17

Sunny

Hobart
 
10.2 9 19

Late shower

Darwin
 
26.2 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
Fri 29/04 Sat 30/04 Sun 01/05

29.8°C

Broome Ntc, WA
Hottest

38.4°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

39.2°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

40.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

40.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-2.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

3.0°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

2.3°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
 

2.3°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic

W 92km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
Windiest

100km/h

Cobar, NSW/ACT

116km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

138km/h

Cape Grim, Tas
-

0.2mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

76.0mm

Nerada, Qld

82.6mm

Middle Point, NT
 

82.6mm

Middle Point, 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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