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National Summary

A low pressure system and trough in the Tasman Sea is producing is bringing gusty winds, showers and the odd storm to southern NSW and parts of VIC and TAS. A trough and front in the southwest is causing showrs. A broad region of high pressure is keeping elsewhere clear.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
13.8 9 16

Windy

Melbourne
 
9.5 6 13

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
22.6 10 21

Windy

Perth
 
19.6 10 17

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
11.4 7 15

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
6.5 -1 11

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
5.2 2 11

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
30.3 21 33

Sunny

Videos

Weather News

BOM issues NSW severe weather warning as Sydney hit by high winds

16:49 EST

Parts of NSW have been buffeted by high winds, with two people injured by flying building cladding, glass left shattered in a CBD high-rise, wires on the rail line damaged and Sydney Airport forced to cancel flights.

Roofs removed as strongest wind in years lashes eastern NSW

13:30 EST

A wintry blast is bringing the strongest wind gusts in years and low level snow to parts of eastern and southeast Australia today.

Potential for windiest day in years in NSW

08:12 EST

Today will be the windiest day of the year for much of the coast and ranges of New South Wales with potential to be the windiest day in more than two years in parts, including Sydney.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 15/08 Wed 16/08 Thu 17/08

37.7°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Hottest

36.3°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

39.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

39.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-4.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-2.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-2.9°C

Mudgee Ap, NSW/ACT

-5.6°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-11.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

WSW 75km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

124km/h

Neptune Island, SA

138km/h

Cape Grim, Tas

114km/h

Neptune Island, SA
-

0.2mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

145.6mm

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

52.0mm

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

113.8mm

Koetong, Vic

40.0mm

Perisher 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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