Fairfax Media Network

Australian Weather

WA
Thu 06:06 WST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A front in the south is generating a few showers and patchy rain for southern SA, VIC and TAS. Patchy showers with a troug are lingering over southwest WA. Skies are generally clear elsewhere under a ridge of high pressure.

State Weather

Click for state forecasts

Queensland Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales/ACT Victoria Tasmania

National Synoptic

synoptic

Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
17.0 10 25

Hazy

Melbourne
 
15.6 12 22

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
22.6 15 26

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
18.7 16 22

Windy with showers

Adelaide
 
16.9 13 20

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
11.2 1 23

Sunny

Hobart
 
12.3 9 20

Possible shower

Darwin
 
29.0 23 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

BOM predicts Sydney to swelter through 36C September heat this Saturday

06:17 EST

A heatwave is expected to turn Sydney's spring on its head this Saturday with temperatures forecast to soar past 36 degrees Celsius in parts of the city.

Australia's southern winters are drying out. Here's why

19:39 EST

Winter rains are in decline across southern Australia, and while it is too early to say beyond doubt it is due to climate change, scientists say it is not just about climate variability.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 18/09 Tue 19/09 Wed 20/09

31.6°C

Camooweal, Qld
Hottest

39.8°C

Mardie, WA

39.9°C

Derby Ap, WA

41.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

41.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

3.2°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-3.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-6.1°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT

-2.0°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

-9.5°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

NNW 61km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA
Windiest

114km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

100km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

92km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA
-

0.1mm last hr

Styles Tower, WA
Wettest

143.0mm

Babinda, Qld

97.0mm

Cowley Beach, Qld

8.0mm

Sandy Cape, Qld

8.0mm

Sandy Cape, Qld
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 30.0°C at
Warmun, WA in 2016
Lowest -16.7°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1970
Highest 370.3mm at
Burdekin, Qld in 1890
Display Your Local Weather