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Sun 05:54 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough is triggering areas of rain over SA and VIC and showers and storms in southern NSW. A warm airmass is moving ahead of this trough, bringing mild conditions in northern NSW and QLD. Brisk northwesterlies are increasing ahead of a front in TAS.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.7 12 24

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
8.3 6 14

Late shower

Brisbane
 
10.4 10 26

Sunny

Perth
 
8.1 4 17

Sunny

Adelaide
 
8.2 6 14

Possible shower

Canberra
 
7.7 4 13

Rain

Hobart
 
9.0 4 11

Showers

Darwin
 
19.5 20 32

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.

Hobart hopes for snow on Monday.

11:43 EST

A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.

Adelaide records coldest July in almost 20 years

11:36 EST

Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08

26.1°C

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Hottest

35.1°C

Middle Point, NT

34.2°C

Douglas River, NT

35.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

35.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-2.3°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-6.2°C

Mt Buller, Vic

-36.5°C

Broome Ap, WA
 

-36.5°C

Broome Ap, WA

NW 72km/h

Low Rocky Point, Tas
Windiest

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

0.4mm last hr

Mt Buller, Vic
Wettest

118.0mm

Capel North, WA

59.4mm

Amrista Park, WA
 

59.4mm

Amrista Park, WA
Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don, NT in 2014
Lowest -6.7°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 2005
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti, NT in 1973
Lowest -20.6°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1968
Highest 529.2mm at
Rainbow Beach, Qld in 2007
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