Australian Weather

WA
Wed 15:54 WST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Onshore winds are bringing showers to parts of the QLD east coast, heaviest over parts of the northeast tropics. Onshore winds ahead of a front approaching southwest WA are causing the odd light shower. High pressure and a dry airmass is maintaining mostly clear skies elsewhere.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.3 14 23

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
16.0 9 21

Sunny

Brisbane
 
18.6 15 24

Possible shower

Perth
 
16.7 10 21

Showers easing

Adelaide
 
12.8 10 22

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
11.0 2 19

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
12.5 8 18

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
26.9 23 33

Sunny

Weather News

Smoky warmth sticking around in Sydney

16:27 EST

Sydney enjoyed a pleasant day on Wednesday.

Australia's largest pastoral company AACo confirms massive loss in end-of-year results

14:12 EST

The nation's biggest cattle company says extreme weather conditions across northern Australian has cost it more than $100 million in losses.

Meteor suspected as 'fireball' filmed in Australian night sky, with sightings in two states

12:08 EST

A "fireball" believed to have been a meteor has lit up the skies in at least two states overnight, with sightings of the phenomenon coming in from across South Australia and Victoria.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 19/05 Mon 20/05 Tue 21/05

32.2°C

Derby Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

38.5°C

Derby Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

38.0°C

West Roebuck, WA
Avg: Rec:

38.5°C

Bidyadanga, WA
Avg: Rec:

39.7°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

-1.1°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Coldest

-3.3°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

0.0°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-1.9°C

Cooma, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-21.2°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

ESE 50km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld
Windiest

79km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

98km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

92km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
-

0.2mm last hr

Innisfail Aerodrome, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

34.0mm

Topaz, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

41.0mm

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:

47.0mm

Topaz, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

36.0mm

Innisfail, 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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