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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A cold front is bringing some thundery showers to southern SA. A series of troughs over central WA, lower NT, SA, northern QLD and eastern VIC are triggering showers and storms. A broad region of low pressure over the Top End is also generating scattered thundery showers.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
8.0 8 19

Sunny

Melbourne
 
7.3 6 15

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
10.1 9 24

Sunny

Perth
 
11.4 9 19

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
12.4 10 18

Possible shower

Canberra
 
1.1 -4 15

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
8.0 5 13

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
25.2 25 34

Clearing shower

Weather News

Eastern Australia's frost season starts late but abruptly

18:52 EST

For most of Australia's frost-prone areas the frost season has started later than any other year since 2007 but now it has arrived with a shudder.

Summer to winter skipping autumn

12:49 EST

Although temperatures across the southern states have been more seasonal over the recent days, temperatures along the eastern seaboard have remained quite balmy.

Lake Eyre gets late flow from Queensland and more SA rainfall than usual

12:31 EST

Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 27/05 Sat 28/05 Sun 29/05

28.9°C

McCluer Is, NT
Hottest

38.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

38.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

47.0°C

Bulman, NT

-7.7°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-9.3°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

-8.0°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT
 

-9.3°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

WSW 46km/h

Green Cape, NSW/ACT
Windiest

111km/h

Neptune Island, SA

87km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

79km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
-

17.2mm last hr

Lucinda Point, Qld
Wettest

33.2mm

Cudlee Creek, SA

22.0mm

Mallacoota, Vic
 

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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