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National Summary

A broad low pressure trough extending from southeast QLD to WA is causing showers and thunderstorms. A large high over SA is bringing mild and settled conditions. Cool and showery onshore winds over TAS are producing showers in the wake of a cold front.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.3 17 24

Cloudy

Melbourne
 
15.0 11 19

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
28.0 21 27

Mostly cloudy

Perth
 
32.0 20 37

Sunny

Adelaide
 
20.1 10 25

Sunny

Canberra
 
20.0 6 25

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
13.3 10 19

Cloudy

Darwin
 
29.7 25 35

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

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Perfect storm photos: storm chasers give up their tips for taking best pic

15:55 EDT

While most Queenslanders sheltered inside during the past week of severe storms, a breed of professional photographers known as storm chasers were outside, braving the danger to get the best possible shot.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 06/12 Wed 07/12 Thu 08/12

41.7°C

West Roebuck, WA
Hottest

44.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

43.9°C

Julia Creek Ap, Qld

43.8°C

Kununurra Ap, WA

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

0.7°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

1.6°C

Keith, SA

3.4°C

Bridgetown, WA

-2.4°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-2.4°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

WSW 72km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

75km/h

Warburton, WA

140km/h

Moonta, SA

138km/h

Tamworth Ap, NSW/ACT
-

6.8mm last hr

Cape Fourcroy, NT
Wettest

88.8mm

Stokes Hill, NT

49.0mm

Eidsvold, Qld

88.8mm

Mount Victoria, Tas

57.8mm

Mt Read, Tas
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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