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National Summary

Several low pressure troughs moving over Australia are triggering showers and storms, severe near the NSW-QLD border. A hot airmass remains over inland parts of QLD, ahead of these troughs. Ridges of high pressure are keeping much of northern QLD and western parts of WA dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.7 20 25

Clearing shower

Melbourne
 
12.7 11 26

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
25.3 24 32

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
18.2 14 24

Increasing sunshine

Adelaide
 
14.1 12 31

Late shower

Canberra
 
16.5 10 28

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
13.7 11 23

Cloud increasing

Darwin
 
25.4 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Top End residents could be waiting until Christmas for a bit of rain relief

18:43 EDT

Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La NiƱa weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

One dead after Mt Warning campers struck by lightning, rescue operation underway

15:52 EDT

An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.

Hot and stormy start to summer in NSW

15:50 EDT

The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 04/12 Mon 05/12 Tue 06/12

35.2°C

Urandangi, Qld
Hottest

46.1°C

Ballera Gas Field, Qld

45.0°C

Windorah, Qld

44.0°C

Julia Creek Ap, Qld

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

3.2°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Coldest

3.7°C

Mt Read, Tas

-0.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
 

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

N 44km/h

Inner Reciprocal Marker, Qld
Windiest

124km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

75km/h

Warburton, WA
-

7.0mm last hr

Darwin Ap, NT
Wettest

58.5mm

Kilto, WA

69.0mm

Mullumbimby, NSW/ACT
 

69.0mm

Mullumbimby, NSW/ACT
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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