Australian Weather

Vic
Thu 06:50 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough and front are crossing the southeast leading to patchy rain, mainly in southeast SA, western VIC, and TAS. A trough in the east is moving offshore causing showers and storms to clear. High pressure is keeping elsewhere dry and mostly clear.

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
 
13.7 13 23

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
8.9 8 18

Late shower

Brisbane
 
17.2 17 26

Increasing sunshine

Perth
 
13.2 10 21

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
10.4 8 17

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
1.6 3 18

Fog then sunny

Hobart
 
11.3 8 17

Late shower

Darwin
 
22.8 22 34

Sunny

Weather News

Why the sky turned green over Brisbane

22:32 EST

It's unusual for an outbreak of severe thunderstorms to hit southeast Queensland in May.

Unusually stormy start to May sends rainfall totals soaring in parts of Queensland

19:44 EST

An unusually stormy start to May has seen parts of south-east Queensland recording more rain than normally expected for the entire month.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 10/05 Tue 11/05 Wed 12/05

27.8°C

Rowley Shoals, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

37.0°C

Bidyadanga, WA
Avg: Rec:

45.2°C

BRADSHAW - KOOLENDONG VALLEY (DEFENCE), NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

36.7°C

West Roebuck, WA
Avg: Rec:

45.2°C

BRADSHAW - KOOLENDONG VALLEY (DEFENCE), NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

-0.1°C

Orange Airport, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-4.5°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-5.4°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:
 

-5.4°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

NW 57km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
Windiest

109km/h

Mount William, Vic

85km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic

92km/h

Mount Read, Tas
-

0.8mm last hr

Lord Howe Is Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

67.8mm

Cann River, Vic
Avg: Rec:

139.8mm

Bega, 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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