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National Summary

Broad regions of low pressure are triggering showers, areas of rain and thunderstorms in WA, SA, NT and western VIC. Hot northerly winds are moving ahead of this trough, drawing inland heat to the QLD, NSW and VIC.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
25.1 20 28

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
31.3 12 34

Late shower

Brisbane
 
30.0 23 31

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
20.1 13 24

Increasing sunshine

Adelaide
 
22.8 18 30

Possible thunderstorm

Canberra
 
30.1 12 33

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
23.6 10 26

Late shower

Darwin
 
33.4 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Thunderstorm asthma advice issued as storms loom in Victoria

12:51 EDT

Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma have been advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state.

Brisbane storm: Teen struck by lightning, thousands without power in Queensland storms

05:25 EDT

A teenager has been struck by lightning during dangerous thunderstorms in Queensland's south-east that caused structural damage and left thousands without power.

Heat is on the horizon for parts of WA

18:02 EDT

Following a run of cooler than average temperatures during the first half of next week, southwestern parts of Western Australia will see a return of hot conditions.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 01/12 Fri 02/12 Sat 03/12

43.4°C

Thargomindah Ap, Qld
Hottest

45.9°C

Oodnadatta Ap, SA

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

46.3°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

11.7°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

1.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

0.3°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

WSW 57km/h

Nullarbor, SA
Windiest

96km/h

Maitland, NSW/ACT

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

103km/h

Dalby Ap, Qld
-

0.2mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

63.0mm

Murganella Airstrip, NT

50.8mm

Fish River, NT

41.0mm

Truscott, WA

41.2mm

Truscott, WA
Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.5°C at
Birdsville Police Station, Qld in 1972
Lowest -0.8°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 2006
Highest 35.0°C at
Marble Bar, WA in 1902
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT in 1990
Highest 711.0mm at
Munglinup West, WA in 2010
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