Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A front is bringing brisk winds & showers to TAS & the odd shower to southern SA & VIC. An associated trough is generating patchy rain over the interior, mainly SA. 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
 
22.1 15 25

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
18.1 12 20

Late shower

Brisbane
 
24.1 16 27

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
15.9 10 22

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
18.5 13 20

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
16.2 7 20

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
18.2 11 19

Possible shower

Darwin
 
29.6 22 33

Sunny

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Extremes and Records

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

31.1°C

Coconut Island, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

36.7°C

Wyndham Airport, WA
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36.2°C

Mandora, WA
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36.2°C

Wyndham Airport, WA
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38.1°C

Mandora, WA
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5.2°C

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

-1.8°C

Horsham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-1.0°C

Maryborough, Vic
Avg: Rec:

3.2°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-2.1°C

Lake Leake, Tas
Avg: Rec:

NW 66km/h

Maatsuyker Island, Tas
Windiest

94km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT

90km/h

Mount Read, Tas

77km/h

Maatsuyker Island, Tas
-

2.0mm last hr

Nelia Gaari, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

195.0mm

Braidwood, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

171.0mm

Fitzroy Falls, NSW/ACT
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22.2mm

Mudgee Ap, NSW/ACT
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22.2mm

Mudgee Ap, NSW/ACT
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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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