Australian Weather

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Fri 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Troughs and a Tasman Low are generating showers, a few storms & large surf in eastern NSW, & showers in eastern VIC and TAS. Troughs over parts of WA, SA & southern NT are triggering showers & storms. Mostly dry and settled elsewhere under high pressure & dry winds.

State Weather

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Queensland Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales/ACT Victoria Tasmania

National Synoptic

synoptic

Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
15.8 15 25

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
13.1 12 20

Late shower

Brisbane
 
17.4 16 27

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
12.9 10 22

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
13.2 13 20

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
10.6 7 20

Fog then sunny

Hobart
 
15.3 11 19

Possible shower

Darwin
 
25.3 22 32

Sunny

Weather News

Icy weather looms for Tasmania

13:24 EST

A flurry of cold fronts is about to send surges of wintry weather across Tasmania, resulting in blustery showers and low-level snow.

Warming is clearly visible in new US 'climate normal' datasets

12:43 EST

Anyone who listens to weather reports has heard meteorologists comment that yesterday's temperature was 3 degrees above normal, or last month was much drier than normal.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 05/05 Thu 06/05 Fri 07/05

28.5°C

McCluer Is, NT
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

36.7°C

Wyndham Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

36.2°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

36.2°C

Wyndham Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

38.1°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

5.1°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-1.8°C

Horsham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-1.0°C

Maryborough, Vic
Avg: Rec:
 

-2.1°C

Lake Leake, Tas
Avg: Rec:

SE 37km/h

North Island, WA
Windiest

94km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT

90km/h

Mount Read, Tas

72km/h

May Downs, Qld
-

2.4mm last hr

Leigh Creek, SA
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

195.0mm

Braidwood, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

171.0mm

Fitzroy Falls, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
 

195.0mm

Braidwood, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.0°C at
Bulman, NT in 2016
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 536.6mm at
Orbost, Vic in 2017
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