Sydney has recorded its coldest May nights in 54 years after the minimum temperature dipped to below 9°C in 5 mornings in a row between Sunday and Thursday, 16.-20. May 2021.
Not since 1967 has Sydney experienced a colder streak in May such as in 2021, confirmed www.news.com.au.
West from Sydney, in Camden, temperatures dropped only to +1°C, with widespread ground frosts.
Canberra reported only -3°C and Glen Innes in northern New South Wales -7,5°C.
In Cooma, New South Wales, 947 MASL, 6 cold mornings has appeared since 16. May 2021, with minimum temperatures -4/-7°C. The coldest was 18. May with -6,4°C, what is only 2,2°C warmer than all-time May record for the city. On Saturday, 22. May, morning, temperature dropped into -5,7°C.
From Monday to Thursday, 24.-27. May 2021, the next coldwave is for southern half of Australia forecasted, with snowing in parts of Western Australia already around Monday.
Coldwave until mid-workweek will come above populated Southeast, with the next frosts and possibility of snowing in some areas.
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