Sydney woke to its coldest morning of the year on Monday after recording its wettest day of 2021 on Sunday – and the storms are set to return through the week
Sydney woke to its coldest morning of the year on Monday after recording its wettest day of 2021 on Sunday – and the storms are set to return through the week.
The New South Wales capital saw temperatures more common to mid-Winter this morning, with the CBD recording a frosty 12.2 degrees Celsius while parts of western Sydney fell as low as 10.
Sunday’s torrential downpour, reaching as high as 44mm in some parts of the city, unfortunately won’t be an outlier for Sydneysiders, with heavy rain and storms set to continue and batter large parts of NSW and Queensland through the weekend.
Sydney woke to its coldest morning of the year on Monday after recording its wettest day of 2021 on Sunday
A high pressure system lingering on the Tasman Sea offers the chance of up to 100mm for the remainder of the week in Sydney alone
Some parts of Sydney experienced 44mm of rain on Sunday (pictured), with heavy rain and storms set to continue and batter large parts of NSW and Queensland through the weekend
That will be a stark contrast to Australia’s west however, with Perth set to experience over a week-straight of 30+ degree heat.
Weatherzone confirmed to Daily Mail Australia that Sydney and Adelaide’s Monday morning chill was the coldest for the date in 27 years.
Adelaide fell to a low of 9.4 degrees celsius, while Melbourne faced 8.9 degree chill and Canberra a freezing 3.5.
That cold front is in tune pushing winds across the centre of the country, sending Western Australia into the opposite of climates.
Weatherzone told Daily Mail Australia there are no lingering cold fronts off the WA coast, meaning Perth will face as many as eight days above 30 degrees Celsius, with Friday and Saturday potentially reaching temperatures as high as 36, eight degrees above the March average.
A map shows how a cold front pushing across the centre of the country will bring cold temperatures over the nation’s southeast while driving temperatures up in the north and west
Melbourne (pictured), Adelaide and Canberra also experienced their chilliest morning so far this year as a cold front blankets much of south-east Australia
Large parts of NSW and south-eastern QLD will face heavy rains until next week, with Sydney expected to have up to 20mm per day until Sunday.
The NSW capital had more than 20mm through the weekend with 25.6mm recorded in the pet releaf cbd oil on Saturday, 22.8mm Sunday and 21.6mm on Monday.
The high pressure system lingering on the Tasman Sea offers the chance of up to 100mm for the remainder of the week in Sydney alone.
However, the Harbour City can expect moderate temperatures ranging from lows in the high teens to mid 20Cs.
Melbournians will be slightly cooler, with minimums in the around 15C, with maximums sitting close to 25C.
Perth is facing eight days of sweltering heat above 30 degrees Celsius as a weather cell pushing across Australia drives hot temperatures over the nation’s west
Hobart is set to enjoy a sunny week with temperatures sitting around the mid 20Cs
Despite the wet weather, those in Brisbane will see lows around 20C in coming days, with the mercury hitting 23C.
Highs will soar mid week and into the weekend, topping 28C on Friday and 29C on Saturday.
Adelaide will enjoy a warm streak, with temperatures basking at 29C from Wednesday to Saturday.
Sunshine is forecast for Hobart this week, with warm days reaching the early to mid 20Cs.
Darwin will sweat through humid days this week as rain and storms lash the northern city amid 30 C degree heat.
In the country’s southeast, Canberra will shiver through minimum temperatures around 10C while only topping 21C for most of the week.
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