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National Summary

A gusty cold front moving over the southern parts of WA is producing showers and a few thunderstorms, while directing hot air into parts of QLD and NSW, causing increased fire danger. Another front moving over the southeast is bringing cloud and a few showers to TAS.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.8 16 33

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
17.8 16 29

Windy

Brisbane
 
17.9 17 31

Sunny

Perth
 
14.2 11 18

Showers

Adelaide
 
21.1 15 22

Windy with showers

Canberra
 
6.7 7 29

Windy with showers

Hobart
 
13.0 9 20

Showers

Darwin
 
27.9 23 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Drought bites hard and drought maps questioned

17:46 EST

The accuracy of the current official figure of 66 per cent of Queensland being declared as in drought is being challenged.

Severe storm warning for south-east Queensland cancelled after series of cells sweep through region

16:36 EST

Severe thunderstorm warnings for south-east Queensland have been cancelled after a series of small cells swept through the region.

NSW weather: Record-breaking 40-degree temperature expected this weekend

16:24 EST

Total fire bans have been implemented across half of the state with some parts expected to hit 40 degrees Celsius for the first time in September since records began.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 19/09 Wed 20/09 Thu 21/09

30.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Hottest

39.9°C

Derby Ap, WA

40.5°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

40.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.0°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

2.7°C

Goulburn Ap, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-6.1°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT

-2.6°C

Armidale, NSW/ACT

-1.5°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

-9.5°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

NNW 66km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

100km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

92km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

138km/h

Albany Airport, WA
-

2.4mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

97.0mm

Cowley Beach, Qld

88.4mm

Mount William, WA

44.6mm

Thomson Brook, WA

46.0mm

Windy Harbour, WA
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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