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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough, low and front are bringing showers, a few storms and a colder change to southwest WA. A front is bringing brisk winds, showers and alpine snow to TAS, VIC and southern NSW. A high is causing brisk wind and surf to ease on the NSW coast and is keeping the remainder dry.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

synoptic

Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
8.6 8 19

Windy

Melbourne
 
9.4 9 13

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
8.7 6 24

Sunny

Perth
 
15.3 12 19

Showers

Adelaide
 
9.6 6 15

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
4.0 1 11

Mostly cloudy

Hobart
 
7.6 5 11

Showers

Darwin
 
21.9 18 32

Sunny

Weather News

A scattering of storms for southwest WA

14:39 EST

Storms look like sparking up later today over parts of the southwest as a low pressure system approaches.

Rain likely to soak parts of NSW this weekend

14:00 EST

Some drought affected areas of New South Wales are a good chance of seeing soaking rain this weekend, but unfortunately some will miss out.

'Don't forget us': farmers in Victoria's east battle a 'green drought'

13:29 EST

Farmers in Victoria's east have made an impassioned plea not to be forgotten in the debate about drought.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 18/08 Sun 19/08 Mon 20/08

25.5°C

Adele Is, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -
Hottest

35.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

36.5°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

35.0°C

Derby Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

36.5°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

-4.7°C

Oakey Ap, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-6.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-8.9°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
 

-9.0°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

WSW 64km/h

Cape Grim, Tas
Windiest

138km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

111km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

112km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

1.8mm last hr

Cape Bruny, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

32.8mm

Marysville, Vic
Avg: Rec:
- -

37.6mm

Falls Creek, Vic
Avg: Rec:
 

104.0mm

New Norfolk (West), Tas
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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