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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough and front is producing showers and thunderstorms over NSW and southern QLD, with isolated showers trailing over southern SA and VIC. A developing low is producing showers over eastern TAS. A weak front is producing the odd light shower over southern WA.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
14.3 12 19

Windy

Melbourne
 
9.4 7 16

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
18.6 19 27

Clearing shower

Perth
 
7.7 6 20

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
11.5 10 16

Heavy showers

Canberra
 
8.4 3 13

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
10.4 7 13

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
25.1 24 33

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Winter nears as Victoria hit with rain, snow in Alpine areas

19:14 EST

Melbourne has had its coldest day since last September, with heavy rain and flurries in Alpine areas.

A Vivid weekend

14:20 EST

For those among us wanting to balance out our participation in Earth Hour, the Vivid Light, Music and Ideas Festival opens in Sydney this on Friday.

Cooler Pacific temperatures signal end of devastating El Nino

13:37 EST

Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has released modelling showing the latest El Nino cycle is over, but could now lead to a wet winter after a devastating 14 months of drought and famine across the Pacific.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 24/05 Wed 25/05 Thu 26/05

28.7°C

Troughton Island, WA
Hottest

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

36.5°C

Warmun, WA

38.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

47.0°C

Bulman, NT

-2.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-7.7°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT

-6.3°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT
 

-7.7°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT

WSW 68km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

90km/h

Gabo Island, Vic

100km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

88km/h

High Range, NSW/ACT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

57.0mm

Southwell, Qld

51.4mm

Mount Hope, SA
 

274.0mm

Hazelmere, 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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