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National Summary

Low pressure troughs are generating hot winds, showers and thunderstorms over WA, the northern tropics and tropical QLD. Winds are dry in parts of WA, leading to elevated fire danger. Some storms are severe in the Top End. A high is keeping SA, TAS, VIC and NSW generally dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.2 18 27

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
18.8 13 21

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
24.8 20 28

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
27.1 16 27

Late shower

Adelaide
 
30.7 12 30

Sunny

Canberra
 
26.3 10 27

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
15.6 12 19

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
30.8 25 33

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Fire danger about to spike in SE Australia, drop in WA

15:26 EDT

Fire danger is about to spike in South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales and about to drop in Western Australia as an area of hot, dry wind heads east.

Heavy rain and storms hit Queensland

13:09 EDT

Heavy storms are lashing central Queensland, whilst rain and strong winds affect the coast.

Scorching Night for Central NT

13:00 EDT

Parts of Central NT have had their hottest morning in 7 years.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 08/12 Fri 09/12 Sat 10/12

40.6°C

Leonora Ap, WA
Hottest

43.8°C

Kununurra Ap, WA

44.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

43.7°C

Cunderdin Airfield, WA

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

7.4°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-2.4°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-3.0°C

Mt Hotham Ap, Vic

0.9°C

Liawenee, Tas

-3.0°C

Mt Hotham Ap, Vic

ESE 50km/h

Cato Is, Qld
Windiest

138km/h

Tamworth Ap, NSW/ACT

292km/h

Bickley, WA

90km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

88.8mm

Mount Victoria, Tas

54.6mm

Moranbah Ap, Qld

76.8mm

Broome Ap, WA

77.0mm

Broome Ap, WA
Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.5°C at
Birdsville Police Station, Qld in 1972
Lowest -0.8°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 2006
Highest 35.0°C at
Marble Bar, WA in 1902
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT in 1990
Highest 711.0mm at
Munglinup West, WA in 2010
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