Weather

Mid-week snow to help pre-season base

Craig McIntosh, 27-May

A cold front due to cross the alpine region will bring some snow to the resorts from Tuesday, assisting the snow-making guns that are currently forming the base for the upcoming winter.

Melbourne's mild run nearly over

Kim Westcott, 27-May

With a trifecta of 20 degree days on the cards for Melbourne, residents are encouraged to make the most of these final warm days.

Drenching for Queensland's Coast

Joel Pippard, 26-May

Rainfall of over 50mm has been recorded along the Sunshine State's coast overnight with plenty more to come.

Possible fog for Sydney

Graeme Brittain, 26-May

Conditions appear primed for areas of fog to develop over parts of Sydney on Sunday morning.

Damaging winds lash WA

Ben Domensino, 25-May

Severe weather continues to threaten parts of WA today after a powerful front crossed the state's west coast overnight.

Wild night in the west

Ben Domensino, 24-May

Perth's run of warm and dry weather will come to an abrupt end tonight when one of Western Australia's strongest cold front so far this year reaches the state's west coast.

Sydney's dry spell continues

Ben Domensino, 24-May

Sydney just had one of its driest June to May periods on record.

Rain deficit worsening in western NSW

Ben Domensino, 23-May

NSW, like most of Australia, has been stuck in a stagnant weather pattern for the last week, with a high pressure system to the south of the country blocking cold fronts from bringing any substantial rainfall.

Quiet weather coming to an end

Ben Domensino, 23-May

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.

Windy night in Hobart

Ben Domensino, 22-May

Damaging winds lashed parts of Tasmania last night, with gusts pushing above 100km/h in the state's capital city.

High pressure systems: everything you need to know

Ben Domensino, 21-May

There's been lots of talk about high pressure systems in Australia during the last week and this discussion looks set to continue well into the end of May, possibly longer.

End in sight for Perth warm spell

Ben Domensino, 21-May

Perth's run of unseasonably warm and dry weather will come to an end on Friday when a powerful cold front crosses the southwest corner of Western Australia.

Who said Queensland isn't cool?

Angus McLean-Smith, 20-May

Over the last week southern Queensland has seen a series of chilly mornings.

Happy gardens in rain-soaked Adelaide

Joel Pippard, 19-May

A wet Friday has brought relief for parched Adelaide as heavy showers crossed the city.

How cold can it get in Australia?

Ben Domensino, 18-May

With winter drawing closer by the day, just how cold can, and will it get in Australia this year? Earth's seasons are caused by changes in the tilt of our planet relative to the sun throughout the year.

Warmer mornings ahead for Darwin

Ben Domensino, 18-May

Darwin's run of chilly mornings will come to an end as minimum temperatures climb back up into the twenties from the weekend.

How to interpret the winter forecast

Ben Domensino, 17-May

The Bureau of Meteorology issued a seasonal forecast for winter on Thursday.

Record run of late-season warmth in Perth

Ben Domensino, 17-May

Perth is likely to break a late-season warmth record today as the city continues it's unseasonably long run of dry and sunny days.

Cold nights in SA

Ben Domensino, 16-May

Parts of South Australia experienced their lowest May temperature in more than a decade on Wednesday morning.

NSW kicks warm weather as dry run continues

Ben Domensino, 16-May

A stagnant weather pattern will lead to a run of dry and mild weather across NSW for at least the next week.

If the air is cooler than the sea, should you swim to warm up?

Ben Domensino, 15-May

Autumn is an interesting time of year in Australia because in many parts of the country, the air temperature is lower than the water temperature.

Darwin drops into the teens

Ben Domensino, 14-May

Darwin experienced its coolest morning so far this year on Monday, and it could get even chillier later in the week.

Late-season warmth sticking around in Perth

Ben Domensino, 14-May

Perth is forecast to have its warmest week this late in autumn for more than 30 years.

Welcome but windy relief to dry conditions over southeast Australia

Jacobus Cronje, 13-May

The recent cold front and complex low pressure that swept across the nation's south and southeast led to some very interesting and significant weather impacts, including fires with strong winds ahead of the systems, snow flurries across the elevated areas of Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales, and flooding rainfall to parts of these states.

Dry surge affecting tropics

Angus McLean-Smith, 13-May

The dry season is underway in the tropics and at the moment Northern Territory's Top End and tropical Queensland are seeing a dry surge.

Almost winter and Perth warms past 32 degrees

Brett Dutschke, 12-May

Today is arguably the best beach weather Perth has experienced this close to midwinter in more than a 100 years.

A windy weekend for Sydney

Thomas Hough, 12-May

After a run of warm days to start the week in Sydney, it's a different story to end it.

Quieter weather to follow cold snap

Ben Domensino, 11-May

After days of wild weather in southeastern Australia, a stable weather pattern looks like it's about to settle in across the country through the middle of May.

Heavy rain and widespread snow hit Australia's southeast

Ben Domensino, 11-May

Snow settled to low levels in multiple states last night as a pool of Antarctic air swept across southeastern Australia.

Warm May days in the west

Ben Domensino, 10-May

Unseasonable warmth will affect parts of Western Australia in the coming days.

Wintry weather lashing southeastern Australia

Ben Domensino, 10-May

Severe weather warnings have been issued in multiple states this morning as a complex low pressure system starts to take shape near southeastern Australia.

Flooding rain looms for Tasmania

Ben Domensino, 09-May

A flood watch has been issued for the eastern half of Tasmania, with heavy rain expected during the next two days.

Big waves and rough seas on the horizon

Ben Domensino, 09-May

Large and powerful waves will impact parts of Australia's southern and eastern coastlines in the coming days.

Hit and miss rain in southeast Queensland

Ben Domensino, 08-May

The heaviest rain in more than a year soaked Queensland's Sunshine Coast on Monday, although other areas in the state's southeast missed out.

Widespread snow looms amid early-season cold snap

Ben Domensino, 08-May

A pulse of Antarctic air will cause Australia's first widespread snowfall for 2018 at the end of this week.