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National Summary

A broad low pressure trough is drawing tropical moisture across WA, the NT and SA, producing areas of rain and isolated storms. Another trough over QLD is producing thundery showers. A region of low pressure is producing thundery showers over the tropics.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.2 14 24

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
17.9 14 25

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
22.4 16 27

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
19.1 13 20

Thunderstorms clearing

Adelaide
 
19.5 13 21

Rain developing

Canberra
 
14.6 4 23

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
14.6 10 19

Late shower

Darwin
 
30.5 25 33

Possible shower

Weather News

South Australia faces heavy rain, possible flooding over weekend, weather bureau predicts

18:24 EST

Authorities are warning South Australians to brace for widespread heavy rain across the weekend, with the weather bureau forecasting up to 80 millimetres in some areas.

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.

Extremes and Records

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

35.7°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

3.2°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 53km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

135km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

114km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

112km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

73.8mm

Darwin, NT

74.0mm

Udialla, WA

73.0mm

Tangadee, WA

44.4mm

Mandora, 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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