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National Summary

A pair of troughs stretching from WA to eastern parts of SA and over QLD are producing showers and a few storms. A coastal trough is triggering showers along the NSW coast. Onshore circulation is bringing patchy showers to the QLD North Tropical Coast.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
13.8 13 18

Showers

Melbourne
 
7.9 5 17

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
17.4 13 24

Possible shower

Perth
 
15.2 7 21

Sunny

Adelaide
 
14.9 10 18

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
8.9 4 14

Possible shower

Hobart
 
4.9 2 13

Sunny

Darwin
 
27.0 24 34

Sunny

Weather News

Warmer-than-usual dry season on the way as records tumble in May

18:48 EST

People in the Top End have sweltered through one of the hottest wet seasons on record, and can now expect a warmer-than-usual dry season, a weather expert says.

Autumn wrap-up amidst winter's arrival

17:09 EST

Chilly mornings and late season rainfall across NSW is in stark contrast to most of autumn.

Dairy loans might be hard to access, but will help farmers face some hard truths

15:28 EST

Low-interest loans may be difficult to access, but will also help people face some difficult truths, a rural accountant says.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 28/05 Sun 29/05 Mon 30/05

31.3°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Hottest

38.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

36.2°C

Douglas River, NT

47.0°C

Bulman, NT

-3.1°C

Liawenee, Tas
Coldest

-8.0°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

-9.7°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

-8.9°C

Liawenee, Tas

-9.7°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

SE 46km/h

Bougainville Reef, Qld
Windiest

87km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

79km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

61km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
-

2.2mm last hr

Pt Perpendicular, NSW/ACT
Wettest

24.4mm

Piccadilly, SA

96.0mm

Mutarnee, Qld

62.0mm

Topaz, Qld

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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