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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A cold front crossing the southeast is bringing gusty winds, showers and snow to higher ground. Troughs over WA and QLD are causing patchy rain areas. A high is beginning to build in the south, bringing settled but cool conditions for southern parts of WA, SA and the NT.

State Weather

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

National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
11.6 9 19

Sunny

Melbourne
 
9.4 9 16

Late shower

Brisbane
 
19.0 10 22

Sunny

Perth
 
14.8 10 24

Sunny

Adelaide
 
12.5 11 17

Showers

Canberra
 
5.6 0 10

Windy with showers

Hobart
 
7.4 6 11

Showers

Darwin
 
24.3 21 32

Sunny

Weather News

New Agriculture Minister, Senator Bridget McKenzie, considers practical drought responses

18:48 EST

Australia's new agriculture minister has distanced herself from the National Party leader's policy to pray for rain.

Japan sets new May temperature record

18:14 EST

A brief burst of early-season heat in northern Japan set a new national maximum temperature record for the month of May on Sunday.

Snowy end to autumn transforms Australia's ski resorts

11:57 EST

Australia's alps are being covered with fresh snow just two weeks out from the start of the 2019 ski season.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 24/05 Sat 25/05 Sun 26/05

28.3°C

Browse Is, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -
Hottest

36.7°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

36.2°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

37.0°C

Bidyadanga, WA
Avg: Rec:

39.7°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

-3.9°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-4.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-2.8°C

Mt Buller, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-5.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-5.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

SW 79km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT
Windiest

112km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

101km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

125km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
-

3.6mm last hr

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

39.6mm

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:

143.6mm

The Mile Garden Al, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

940.0mm

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

37.0mm

Ingham, Qld
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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