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National Summary

Winds strengthening ahead of a front is causing showers to in TAS and coastal SA and VIC. A trough is bringing patchy rain and a few storms to northern NSW, southern QLD and the interior. A region of low pressure over the north is generating thundery showers in the NT's Top End.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.8 14 25

Sunny

Melbourne
 
15.4 14 19

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
22.9 19 30

Possible shower

Perth
 
19.0 10 22

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
18.6 14 20

Showers

Canberra
 
8.8 4 19

Windy

Hobart
 
16.0 12 17

Rain

Darwin
 
28.7 25 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Searing heat gripping QLD

16:17 EST

Summer-like conditions continue to infiltrate into the Queensland autumn.

Wind-battered SA, TAS and VIC in for further blasts

11:29 EST

On the weekend wild winds battered South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria, toppling trees and bringing down powerlines and there is more of that on the way.

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.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 29/04 Sat 30/04 Sun 01/05

38.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Hottest

38.4°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

39.2°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

40.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

40.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-1.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

3.0°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

2.3°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic

-3.1°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-3.1°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

NNW 75km/h

Low Rocky Point, Tas
Windiest

100km/h

Cobar, NSW/ACT

116km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

138km/h

Cape Grim, Tas
-

0.6mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

76.0mm

Nerada, Qld

82.6mm

Middle Point, NT

85.2mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

85.0mm

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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