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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough over southwestern and northwestern parts of WA is generating showers and thunderstorms. A trough over southeast QLD is moving offshore allowing showers and thunderstorms to clear out to sea. A moist southerly flow is producing showers over TAS, VIC and eastern NSW.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
11.0 10 19

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
7.1 6 12

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
12.5 12 24

Rain developing

Perth
 
14.2 12 20

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
5.0 6 15

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
4.2 0 13

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
6.1 4 11

Rain

Darwin
 
23.9 21 33

Sunny

Weather News

Heavy snow in Tasmania leaves motorists stranded south of Hobart

21:48 EST

Snowfalls in southern Tasmania have trapped a number of cars on a highway south of Hobart.

PNG prime minister Peter O'Neill may review Australian food import ban amid drought

21:32 EST

Papua New Guinea's prime minister Peter O'Neill says he may review a recent ban on importing Australian fruit and vegetables into the country.

Shoalhaven oyster farmers face hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses as floods wash away salinity

16:35 EST

Oyster farms flooded in this week's downpour at Greenwell Point on the New South Wales south coast could lose hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of oysters.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 26/08 Thu 27/08 Fri 28/08

27.7°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Hottest

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

36.9°C

Douglas River, NT

37.0°C

Douglas River, NT

55.8°C

Murganella Airstrip, NT

-5.6°C

Mt Buller, Vic
Coldest

-2.7°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

-5.2°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
 

-12.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

SSE 96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

103km/h

Forrest, WA

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

129km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

0.2mm last hr

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Wettest

48.2mm

Beaumont, NSW/ACT

67.2mm

Mallacoota, Vic
 

277.6mm

Kangaroo Valley, NSW/ACT
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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