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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Ex-TC Owen along with a trough is generating widespread thunderstorms and heavy rain across northern QLD and the NT. Troughs in WA and NSW are also triggering storms and showers in north and central WA and southeastern NSW, some severe. A front near TAS is bringing showers.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
23.8 19 23

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
19.2 13 24

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
27.9 20 30

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
24.9 15 25

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
25.1 15 35

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
26.6 15 28

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
17.7 10 22

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
33.8 27 35

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Warm start to summer in Adelaide

16:34 EDT

Adelaide is having its warmest start to summer in more than 20 years based on the number of days over 30 degrees.

All eyes on Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen

14:21 EDT

The remnants of Tropical Cyclone Owen brought more than 300mm of rain to parts of northeast Queensland as it made landfall on Monday morning.

Queensland ex-tropical cyclone could reform, bringing heavy rain to parts of state

13:47 EDT

Ex-tropical cyclone Owen could reform later in the week, bringing heavy rain to parts of Queensland after the system crossed the coast at Port Douglas early on Monday bringing winds up to 100 kilometres per hour and dumping hundreds of millimetres of rain.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 07/12 Sat 08/12 Sun 09/12

44.8°C

Paraburdoo Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

46.5°C

Marble Bar, WA
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47.4°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:

46.9°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:

47.4°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:

8.0°C

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

0.0°C

Curtin Springs, NT
Avg: Rec:

0.0°C

Curtin Springs, NT
Avg: Rec:

0.0°C

Curtin Springs, NT
Avg: Rec:

-1.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

SSW 55km/h

Cape Naturaliste, WA
Windiest

92km/h

Central Arnhem, NT

101km/h

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld

140km/h

Leonora Ap, WA
-

0.4mm last hr

Innisfail Aerodrome, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

160.0mm

Nerada, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

83.0mm

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld
Avg: Rec:

250.0mm

Copperlode Dam, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

263.0mm

Cardwell, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.5°C at
Birdsville Police Station, Qld in 1972
Lowest -0.8°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 2006
Highest 35.0°C at
Marble Bar, WA in 1902
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT in 1990
Highest 711.0mm at
Munglinup West, WA in 2010
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