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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure trough is generating patchy rain and the odd storm over the interior of Australia. A front and trough in the southwest is generating the off light showers. Onshore winds around a high are causing a few showers over coastal parts of VIC and TAS.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
17.1 10 23

Mostly cloudy

Melbourne
 
16.0 9 19

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
19.2 12 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
20.2 9 24

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
19.2 9 21

Sunny

Canberra
 
15.9 0 21

Mostly cloudy

Hobart
 
16.8 9 18

Late shower

Darwin
 
32.2 23 35

Sunny

Weather News

Longer days to follow spring equinox

11:26 EST

Australia has made it through the depths of winter and will experience more daylight than darkness for the next six months.

Drought conditions in Australia spread north as Indonesia feels the bite of the big dry

10:35 EST

The drought in Australia is having an impact on its neighbours, with 5 million people in Indonesia suffering from an extended dry season.

Oz snow: One of the best seasons this century

10:19 EST

Australia's snow season looks to have passed its peak depth for the season.

Extremes and Records

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

37.1°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

39.1°C

Oenpelli Airport, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

39.2°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

38.7°C

Douglas River, NT
Avg: Rec:

40.2°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

2.8°C

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-3.7°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-7.0°C

Mt Hotham Ap, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-6.0°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-8.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

59km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

107km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

90km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

88km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

24.6mm

Strahan Ap, Tas
Avg: Rec:

32.0mm

Mount Elliot, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

34.0mm

Cape Byron, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

34.0mm

Cape Byron, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
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
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