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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A cold, gusty airflow in the wake of a strengthening cold front is producing showers and thunderstorms over southern parts of WA. A low pressure trough over northern WA, the NT and inland QLD is producing areas of rain, with the odd storm.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
10.5 10 21

Sunny

Melbourne
 
8.3 9 19

Rain developing

Brisbane
 
10.7 14 28

Sunny

Perth
 
8.3 6 17

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
7.9 9 20

Possible thunderstorm

Canberra
 
0.1 0 18

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
7.9 7 17

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
27.4 26 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Adelaide weather: SA braces for strongest winds to hit in 50 years

00:24 EST

Storm-force winds forecast to hit South Australia this week will be the strongest the state has had in more than 50 years, the weather bureau has warned.

Wet conditions dampen farm machinery buying in New South Wales

16:49 EST

Heavy rains across New South Wales have farmers reassessing possible machinery purchases despite their still expressing interest in new equipment.

Early northern rainfall

16:12 EST

Australia's tropics are acting like it's already the wet season, even though September is technically the final month of the dry.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 25/09 Mon 26/09 Tue 27/09

29.6°C

Argyle Ap, WA
Hottest

40.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-2.9°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-4.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

-4.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
 

-6.8°C

Liawenee, Tas

SW 51km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT
Windiest

87km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

98km/h

Mt Boyce, NSW/ACT
-

1.6mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

138.8mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

117.4mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA
 

168.2mm

Mainoru Outstation, NT
Australia's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
West Roebuck, WA in 2003
Lowest -6.2°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 1995
Highest 29.7°C at
Wyndham, WA in 2005
Lowest -16.7°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1970
Highest 370.3mm at
Burdekin, Qld in 1890
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