• New Zealand -5,6°C, Australia -5,4°C

    The first serious frosts are reported thanks to anticyclonic weather from Australia and New Zealand these days, while northern parts of Australia hit severe storms. In Butlers Gorge, Tasmania, 667 MASL, maximum temperature on Tuesday, 11. May 2021 reached only +5,7°C and subsequent morning, on Wednesday, 12. May 2021 was ...
  • Photogenic waterspout appeared in Napier, New Zealand

    New Zealand went trough strong changes of weather in April 2021. While in earlier parts of a month, exceptional heatwaves, with maximum temperatures up to +32°C hit islands /https://mkweather.com/tasmania-and-new-zealand-hit-hits-extreme-high-temperatures-around-32c//, later aggressive Antarctic blast from southern Australia shifted above the country /https://mkweather.com/after-tropical-days-a-big-antarctic-blast-the-first-snow-in-australia-first-snowing//. On borders of tropical air masses with Antarctic air ...
  • South Africa with a new April record, +44,8°C

    While in Australia, the first snow was during last days reported from southern regions, after record April heatwave /https://mkweather.com/after-tropical-days-a-big-antarctic-blast-the-first-snow-in-australia-first-snowing//, in South Africa is still present extremely hot autumn weather, even, with tying all-time April temperature records. In Vioolsdrif, northern desert parts of the country, after extremely hot night, with exceptional ...
  • East Antarctica is NOT WARMING past 4 decades…Cooling trend

    Only in last 2 articles, we have informed about anomalously cold conditions during Summer 2020/2021 in Antarctica /https://mkweather.com/summer-in-antarctica-603c-only-42c-warmer-as-all-time-monthly-continental-record-extreme-cold-2021/; https://mkweather.com/antarctica-set-to-coldest-january-since-1978-southern-hemisphere-hasnt-been-so-cold-almost-10-years//. Extreme cold conditions across the continent persisted in January and February 2021, with one of the coldest January in region in history and temperatures very close to all-time records in February. ...
  • Hairy panic / Hairy weed invasion in Australia: Previous weekend brought a tumbleweed windstorm

    Residents in Hillside, around 24 kilometers northwest from Melbourne, thanks to gale force winds during previous weekend, 5.-6. December 2020 covered streets and gardens with the dry grass, a pheonmenon known as a "hairy panic" or a "hairy weed invasion". Tumbleweed was delivered to the populated area from horse paddock, ...
  • Smokenado near Adelaide River, Australia

    A smokenado has been filmed near Adelaide River, Northern Territory, Australia on Wednesday, 18. November 2020. Untypical phenomena above local fires had seen near riding motorbikes. In northern Australia is ending season of drought, which least from April to November. During this period, ITCZ (Intertropical Convergence Zone) is shifted northward, ...
  • Fitzroy Crossing, Australia: New absolute November temperature record, +46,5°C / 115.7°F

    Extremely hot summer in Australia has started very soon, despite of expected above average cyclone season and La-nina /https://mkweather.com/2020/10/12/powerful-cyclone-season-in-australia-is-expected-9-15-cyclones-is-forecasted//, which should bring less temperature extremes, than in summer 2019/2020, when Australia was bothered by the strongest wildfires in history. Already on 13. November 2020 has been in the hottest places ...
  • Adelaide: Cooldown from +38,5°C to +18,2°C / 48 hours (maximum temperature) after extreme powerful cold ...

    Australia this week has reported extreme strong cold front, the strongest of a season. Before the cold front, maximum temperatures in southern coast have reached up to +41°C, but after transition of frontal system, temperatures aren´t higher than +18°C. In many places, including Adelaide, has cooled down for more than ...
  • Darwin, northern Australia: The highest October daily rainfall since 1880 (in all-time history)

    ITCZ (Intertropical Convergence Zone) although hasn´t shifted above northern Australia and still is persisting above Indonesia, with severe storms and deadly floods and landslides, but humidity linked with equatorial cyclonic zone has impact already to northern parts of Australia. According to watchers.news, Marrara station in north Darwin recorded 177 mm ...
  • Powerful cyclone season in Australia is expected, 9 - 15 cyclones is forecasted

    Bureau of Meteorology, Accuweather teams and other forecasters based on long-term meteorological models published a forecasts for cyclone season 2020/2021 in Australia. Main drivers of the seasonal forecasts were a behaviour of ENSO (ongoing La-nina phase) and IOD (Indian Ocean Dipole pattern). Thanks to La-niňa, wet conditions will be present ...
  • Spider season in Australia linked with extreme changes of temperature

    A spider season - the springtime in Australia, is bringing really strong changes of temperature across the continent. On the one hand, parts of Southern Hemisphere has experienced with one of the best winters for last 20 years /https://mkweather.com/2020/08/12/patagonia-with-one-of-the-cruelest-winter-for-last-20-years/; https://mkweather.com/2020/08/12/confirmed-tasmania-with-the-coldest-temperature-ever-142c-6f/; https://mkweather.com/2020/08/24/cruel-winter-in-patagonia-continue-massive-losses-of-sheep-100-000-killed-in-patagonia-because-of-intense-snowstorms/; https://mkweather.com/2020/08/21/snowing-in-the-northernmost-latitude-in-australia-for-last-15-winters-since-2005-and-the-coldest-day-of-winter-2020-in-new-south-wales-expected-at-the-weekend-new-zealand-with-heavy-rain-185-mm-96/; https://mkweather.com/2020/08/13/brasil-is-waiting-a-historic-coldwave-temperatures-will-drop-30c-below-average-around-20-august-2020/; https://mkweather.com/2020/08/04/antarctic-blast-hit-australia-snowing-in-melbourne-and-hobart-105c-13f-and-the-coldest-4-days-for-last-24-years//, on the other hand, ITCZ (Intertropical ...
  • New Zealand after windy an rainy weekend with snowing in Dunedin, in Australia, a big ...

    Maybe last Antarctic blob has surprised New Zealand from Monday to Tuesday, 28.-29. September 2020, with snowing in one from the largest city of country, Dunedin, Southern Island, 1 MASL near temperatures around 1°C / 34°F. At the weekend, New Zealand has reported raining and estimated precipitation amounts of up ...
  • Adelaide +29,6°C (85.3°F), Melbourne +26,3°C (79.3°F) at the weekend, North Australia +40,8°C (105.4°F), after powerful ...

    Hot air is still persisting over northern and western parts of Australia, with reaching +40°C - temperatures almost every day (8°C above average regionally). Almost all Australia however has experienced with powerful cooldown, from almost tropical temperatures on Southern coast and summer days in Southeast. At the weekend, on Saturday, ...
  • Australia +40,5°C, heatwaves has come extremely early, Adelaide +30°C, Melbourne +25°C next days

    Australia reports and is expecting extreme heatwave in current week. In the middle of September temperatures in the Northwest reached +40,5°C and tropical days is expecting Southern Australia coast and summer days Southeastern Australia. After last Antarctic blobs in late August, summer has come very early not only to northern ...