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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Troughs and embedded lows are generating showers and thunderstorms over western and southern WA and western parts of the NT, some severe. Onshore winds are causing the odd shower and storm to the NSW coast. A high is bringing settled conditions for SA, VIC and TAS.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
18.0 16 22

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
14.8 10 19

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
24.0 19 28

Thunderstorms

Perth
 
32.0 18 27

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
17.0 10 27

Sunny

Canberra
 
18.0 10 22

Possible shower

Hobart
 
12.0 7 19

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
31.4 25 34

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Perth's summer set to be a hot one according to the Bureau of Meteorology summer forecast

07:27 EDT

A spring scorcher today of 37 degrees Celsius is shaping up as a taste of things to come, with a hot summer heading our way — in stark contrast to the unusually cool summer of 2017-18.

New weather app 'a quantum leap' for understanding extreme events

06:45 EDT

Rain of biblical proportions, heatwaves, tornadoes and bushfires — extreme weather events happen around the world on a regular basis and Australian scientists are hoping to improve their forecasting with the help of citizen scientists.

Expansion of telehealth services for drought-affected farmers marks a good step forward, doctor says

06:45 EDT

As Australian telehealth services expand to accommodate drought-affected farmers, experts say there is still room for substantial growth in the sector.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 13/11 Wed 14/11 Thu 15/11

43.4°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
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Hottest

43.4°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

45.2°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

44.5°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

45.2°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

2.2°C

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

2.0°C

Lake Leake, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-0.4°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-2.0°C

Westmere, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-5.9°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

ENE 42km/h

Cannington, Qld
Windiest

88km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

116km/h

Lake Julius, Qld

87km/h

Tindal, NT
-

7.0mm last hr

Cape Fourcroy, NT
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

553.6mm

Longerenong, Vic
Avg: Rec:

105.0mm

Berrimah, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

67.2mm

Mt Seaview, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

67.0mm

Mt Seaview, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for November
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.7°C at
Birdsville Police Station, Qld in 1990
Lowest -3.1°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1967
Highest 38.0°C at
Balgo Hills, WA in 2015
Lowest -8.5°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1973
Highest 630.0mm at
Bellenden Ker Top Stn, Qld in 1989
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