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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure trough in the Tasman Sea is generating gusty winds and isolated showers for the eastern NSW and southern QLD coasts. A low and front in the southwest is causing showers and the odd storm. A High is keeping skies clear elsewhere, leading to areas of frost inland.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
8.6 7 17

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
7.8 3 14

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
11.8 7 22

Sunny

Perth
 
12.5 9 18

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
9.4 5 14

Late shower

Canberra
 
-1.6 -4 13

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
2.0 3 14

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
23.1 20 34

Sunny

Videos

Weather News

Coalcliff: Teenagers snapchat video of fire while searching burning home for survivors

15:14 EST

Three houses have burnt down after a house fire spread to two neighbouring homes, fanned by strong winds on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in Coalcliff, 25 kilometres north of Wollongong, last night.

Last significant rain for weeks in the nation's southwest

14:25 EST

The rain has tumbled down across southwestern parts of Australia during the past seven weeks, but that trend will finish today.

Wild Surf Batters the East Coast

10:18 EST

Damaging surf with waves up to 7 metres in some places are lashing the New South Wales Coast today.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 17/08 Fri 18/08 Sat 19/08

27.7°C

Telfer Ap, WA
Hottest

39.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

38.0°C

Daly Waters, NT

39.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

39.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-8.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-5.6°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-7.6°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
 

-11.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

S 61km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT
Windiest

114km/h

Neptune Island, SA

107km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

92km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT
-

1.0mm last hr

Rocky Gully, WA
Wettest

113.8mm

Koetong, Vic

35.0mm

Moe South, Vic
 

192.0mm

Blandford, 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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