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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A cold front clipping southern WA is bringing a few showers, mainly coastal. Unstable winds in the wake of a trough are causing a few showers for coastal SA, VIC and TAS. A trough in the east is weakening, with high pressure building over most of the mainland.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
18.1 8 20

Sunny

Melbourne
 
14.6 7 16

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
27.7 10 28

Sunny

Perth
 
15.0 9 17

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
14.8 9 17

Late shower

Canberra
 
12.6 -3 14

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
13.9 6 16

Late shower

Darwin
 
29.6 20 32

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Dry and windy again for the South Coast and Illawarra

11:55 EST

Fire weather conditions are expected to worsen again this weekend, as a frontal system brings some dry and blustery air across the region.

How the weather affects our mood — and our health

09:29 EST

Looking ahead at the weekly forecast, there's a possible chance of the weather producing a sense of joy in some people, or an all-time low in others.

Sydney's wildest weather

09:25 EST

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 14/08 Wed 15/08 Thu 16/08

33.5°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

33.0°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

33.0°C

Middle Point, NT
Avg: Rec:

35.0°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

35.7°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

-4.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-8.0°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-6.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-5.5°C

Canberra Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-9.0°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

NNW 53km/h

Neptune Island, SA
Windiest

162km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

140km/h

Mt Read, Tas

100km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

3.4mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

21.4mm

Wayatinah, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -

43.0mm

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

12.6mm

Robe, SA
Avg: Rec:

11.8mm

Albany Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -
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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