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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A broad trough over QLD, the NT and WA's north is triggering showers and storms. A cold front in the southeast is causing squally showers in VIC and alpine snow in TAS. A high over the central parts of the country is leading to stable conditions over much of SA and NSW.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
17.1 14 23

Sunny

Melbourne
 
10.1 10 19

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
17.6 18 28

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
13.3 9 22

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
11.7 12 20

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
12.5 7 18

Increasing sunshine

Hobart
 
6.6 7 16

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
25.5 25 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

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

21:31 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).

Dry season storm dumps heavy rain on Darwin

18:23 EST

A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.

Wet season wraps up with below average rainfall for many Top End cattle stations

17:53 EST

Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.

Extremes and Records

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

29.8°C

Browse Is, WA
Hottest

40.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

40.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

40.0°C

Derby Ap, WA

40.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-2.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-3.1°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-2.1°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
 

-3.1°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

NW 83km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

138km/h

Cape Grim, Tas

129km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

135km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
-
no rain last hr Wettest

85.2mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

51.4mm

Savage River, Tas
 

85.2mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA
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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