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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure system and associated trough are generating areas of rain over northwestern WA, southern parts of NT and SA. A broad ridge of high pressure is keeping the eastern states and TAS mostly dry.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.5 11 22

Mostly cloudy

Melbourne
 
16.6 11 17

Rain developing

Brisbane
 
19.0 12 24

Mostly cloudy

Perth
 
15.3 7 18

Late shower

Adelaide
 
15.5 12 20

Showers

Canberra
 
7.5 3 16

Rain developing

Hobart
 
8.9 4 18

Late shower

Darwin
 
30.0 22 33

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Flood threat ends Victoria‚??s winter

17:20 EST

A band of rain sweeping over all districts in Victoria tomorrow may cause flooding in the state‚??s northeast.

Wet end to winter in South Australia

14:57 EST

The final rainband of the season is sweeping across South Australia today, but the heaviest rain is going to fall where it shouldn't.

Farmer confidence dips to three-year low in Tasmania after dairy price cuts, floods

12:24 EST

Farmer confidence in Tasmania has dropped to a three-year low off the back of major flooding in the state's north and retrospective cuts to milk prices.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 26/08 Sat 27/08 Sun 28/08

34.6°C

Bradshaw, NT
Hottest

36.1°C

Kalumburu, WA

35.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

35.7°C

Noonamah, NT

37.9°C

Middle Point, NT

0.5°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-8.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-5.6°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-6.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

-10.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

SE 50km/h

Bougainville Reef, Qld
Windiest

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

105km/h

Scotts Peak Dam, Tas

75km/h

Cleve Ap, SA
-
no rain last hr Wettest

58.0mm

Jarrahdale, WA

31.0mm

Mt Read, Tas

39.6mm

Jacup, WA

65.0mm

Pemberton, WA
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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