May 2021 brought very cold times in Australia, too.
Sydney already earlier in May reported the coldest periods of nights since 1967, +8,6°C and only +1,0°C was measured in Camden, west of Sydney /https://mkweather.com/sydney-after-coldest-may-days-since-1967-the-next-coldwave-for-australia-is-forecasted//.
At the end of May 2021, extremely cold was in Adelaide and Melbourne with new all-time cold records for autumn.
In Melbourne, only +1,7°C was measured on 30. May 2021 and in Adelaide, only +3,5°C on 31. May 2021, what is new temperature records for May and autumn period in southern and southeastern parts of Australia.
In Cooma, New South Wales, only -8,2°C and in Canberra, Australian capital, only -6,3°C was on 31. May 2021 measured.
In South Australia, only a few days before an extreme coldwave, powerful dust storm appeared in late May 2021 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWRwLKJgduQ).
Meanwhile, in New Zealand, extreme floods have appeared /https://mkweather.com/100-year-flood-in-cantenbury-new-zealand-and-the-coldest-may-day-in-72-years-in-melbourne/; https://mkweather.com/new-zealand-after-108c-a-storm-shock// and in mountains 5 meters of fresh snow has fallen during the excessive precipitation event in Cantenbury region, Southern Island.
The next powerful coldwave, with temperatures in southern parts of Australia rarely below -10°C is forecasted already around 8. June 2021.
Colder and more rainy/stormy Winter 2021 is across the continent more probable thanks to La nina /https://mkweather.com/winter-2021-forecast-for-australia-still-rainy-and-stormy-thanks-to-la-nina/; https://mkweather.com/spider-season-in-australia-is-thanks-to-50-year-floods-extraordinarily-strong//.
Drought should during the following months persist mainly in continental and northern parts of Australia, with regional wildfires mainly in Northern Territory during Winter 2021.