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National Summary

A low pressure system in the Tasman Sea is causing gusty winds and showers over eastern parts of NSW, VIC and TAS. A low pressure system and front in the southwest is causing showers and the odd storm. A broad region of high pressure is keeping elsewhere clear.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
14.9 9 16

Windy

Melbourne
 
9.4 6 13

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
18.9 10 21

Windy

Perth
 
14.0 10 17

Showers

Adelaide
 
13.2 7 15

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
9.8 -1 11

Windy

Hobart
 
9.6 2 11

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
30.7 21 33

Sunny

Videos

Weather News

Coalcliff: Three homes destroyed in fires fuelled by fierce winds

10:42 EST

Three houses have burnt down after a house fire spread to two neighbouring homes, fanned by strong winds on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in Coalcliff, 25 kilometres north of Wollongong, last night.

Wild Surf Batters the East Coast

10:18 EST

Damaging surf with waves up to 7 metres in some places are lashing the New South Wales Coast today.

BOM issues NSW severe weather warning as Sydney hit by high winds

00:03 EST

Parts of NSW have been buffeted by high winds, with two people injured by flying building cladding, glass left shattered in a CBD high-rise and Sydney Airport forced to cancel flights.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 16/08 Thu 17/08 Fri 18/08

33.7°C

Jabiru Ap, NT
Hottest

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

39.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

38.2°C

Douglas River, NT

39.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-6.6°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-2.9°C

Mudgee Ap, NSW/ACT

-6.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-8.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-11.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

SSE 55km/h

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld
Windiest

138km/h

Cape Grim, Tas

114km/h

Neptune Island, SA

107km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT
-

4.6mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

52.0mm

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

113.8mm

Koetong, Vic

35.0mm

Mallacoota, Vic

35.0mm

Mallacoota, Vic
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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