Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A front is bringing brisk winds & showers to TAS, southern SA & VIC. An associated trough is generating patchy rain and storms over the interior, mainly in SA & NSW. Another trough is moving away from the NSW coast, causing large surf to gradually ease. A high is clearing WA.

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
 
16.7 15 24

Mostly cloudy

Melbourne
 
12.9 11 20

Mostly cloudy

Brisbane
 
17.5 17 26

Mostly cloudy

Perth
 
11.7 11 23

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
13.3 9 19

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
9.3 5 19

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
9.4 7 17

Mostly cloudy

Darwin
 
22.6 21 32

Sunny

Weather News

Handy rain dampening a dry South Australia

16:37 EST

Parts of South Australia's south have received their first decent rain in months, a welcome dampener to a parched state despite it falling on a weekend.

Mother's Day weather forecast

12:53 EST

Nobody wants a rainy picnic! What will the weather around Australian capitals hold for the celebration day of Mothers this Sunday? 24 hour rainfall expected to fall on Mother’s Day: troughs bringing inland precipitation and a cold front over the Southern Ocean approaching southern states.  Starting in the east, Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, as well as Hobart are in for a partly cloudy day with generally dry and warm conditions.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 06/05 Fri 07/05 Sat 08/05

28.8°C

Hughenden Ap, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

36.2°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

36.2°C

Wyndham Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

51.2°C

Bellambi Pt, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

51.2°C

Bellambi Pt, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-0.4°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-1.0°C

Maryborough, Vic
Avg: Rec:

0.6°C

Lake St Clair, Tas
Avg: Rec:
 

-2.1°C

Lake Leake, Tas
Avg: Rec:

W 42km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas
Windiest

90km/h

Mount Read, Tas

77km/h

Maatsuyker Island, Tas

92km/h

Maatsuyker Island, Tas
-

9.0mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

171.0mm

Fitzroy Falls, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

48.0mm

Grassy Gully, 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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