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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough and front are bringing patchy rain to western and southern WA and brisk winds to the south. A trough in the north is weakening, causing patchy light rain in north QLD to ease. A high is leading to a calm, chilly night with some frost in southern QLD, NSW, VIC and TAS.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
10.7 10 20

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
8.1 9 17

Late shower

Brisbane
 
13.1 11 25

Sunny

Perth
 
11.5 11 19

Possible shower

Adelaide
 
14.0 12 19

Showers

Canberra
 
1.9 1 16

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
3.5 4 12

Late shower

Darwin
 
25.6 25 34

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Land sailor claims new speed world record on Lake Lefroy in Western Australia

17:33 EST

A Goldfields land sailor says he has broken the world land sailing record for the mini land yacht category, reaching a new speed of 110 kilometres an hour.

Wet week for NSW

13:50 EST

Three rain-bearing systems will traverse New South Wales within the next seven days, rounding out a bumper May.

Power restored after storm blacks out thousands of WA homes

13:47 EST

Thousands of properties in Western Australia have had their power supplies restored after a second storm in four days, with the cold front passing without serious incident.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 22/05 Mon 23/05 Tue 24/05

28.3°C

Darwin Ntc, NT
Hottest

37.3°C

Warmun, WA

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

47.0°C

Bulman, NT

-7.1°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-1.6°C

Eyre, WA

-6.0°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT
 

-7.0°C

Cooma, NSW/ACT

N 70km/h

Cape Willoughby, SA
Windiest

116km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

129km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

90km/h

Gabo Island, Vic
-

0.2mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

84.2mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

51.6mm

Jarrahwood, WA
 

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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