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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure system with an associated cold front is generating showers over southern WA and thundery showers in SA. A trough is causing showers over northwestern WA. A high pressure system is keeping much of the NT and the eastern states clear and dry.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
9.9 9 20

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
9.5 9 19

Cloud increasing

Brisbane
 
12.0 10 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
11.9 7 17

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
13.9 11 19

Rain

Canberra
 
0.4 -1 16

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
2.9 2 15

Frost then sunny

Darwin
 
22.2 20 33

Sunny

Weather News

Bureau of Meteorology staff begin strike action as 'last resort'

22:30 EST

Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) staff from across the country are set to begin a fortnight of industrial action following failed pay negotiations.

Wet system on track for ski resorts

13:15 EST

Make the most of the next few days on the slopes as the weather is set to take a turn for the worse.

Waves pound southern WA

10:36 EST

A deep low pressure system has sent a wintry blast over southwest WA and has also generated some massive waves along parts of the southern and southwestern coasts.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 26/08 Sat 27/08 Sun 28/08

27.2°C

Browse Is, WA
Hottest

36.1°C

Kalumburu, WA

35.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

35.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.9°C

Middle Point, NT

-6.3°C

Liawenee, Tas
Coldest

-8.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-24.0°C

Murrurundi, NSW/ACT
 

-24.0°C

Murrurundi, NSW/ACT

NW 48km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

105km/h

Scotts Peak Dam, Tas

75km/h

Cleve Ap, SA
-

0.4mm last hr

Rocky Gully, WA
Wettest

58.0mm

Jarrahdale, WA

31.0mm

Mt Read, Tas
 

239.0mm

Meldrum, 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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