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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A large cold front is clearing NSW, bringing cold gusty winds in its wake. A weak trough following this front is causing scattered showers over VIC, falling as snow in some places. A high pressure system in the south is bringing a sunny and settled day.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
14.8 9 17

Windy

Melbourne
 
11.4 7 11

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
21.5 11 23

Windy

Perth
 
23.4 9 24

Sunny

Adelaide
 
12.8 8 14

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
9.9 -1 11

Possible shower

Hobart
 
6.8 4 9

Showers

Darwin
 
32.1 20 33

Sunny

Weather News

More snow on the way

15:30 EST

Snowfall over the past weekend is likely going to be topped up over the next few days as a weak cold front crosses the southeast.

Canberra man and his dog saved in overnight blizzarding mountain rescue

15:29 EST

A man and his dog, who were rescued in the midst of a blizzard in the Brindabella Ranges last night, were saved thanks to an emergency app and a game of Marco Polo.

Drought assistance to be dramatically ramped up by Turnbull Government

15:16 EST

In an admission of the size and scope of the current drought crisis gripping parts of the nation, the Federal Government has announced a significant increase in the funding available for struggling communities.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 16/08 Fri 17/08 Sat 18/08

35.4°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

34.6°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

34.5°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

35.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

35.9°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

-5.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-8.5°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-8.8°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-6.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-9.0°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

SW 88km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

100km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

103km/h

Cape Grim, Tas

138km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
-

5.0mm last hr

Falls Creek, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

15.6mm

Barrett Meadows, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -

45.6mm

Strahan, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -

32.8mm

Marysville, Vic
Avg: Rec:
- -

31.0mm

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
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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