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Wed 16:40 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A broad low pressure trough is drawing warm dry winds into QLD and NSW. A front crossing eastern NSW and southeastern QLD is triggering showers and the odd storm. A trough over northern WA is triggering areas of patchy rain. High pressure is keeping elsewhere mostly clear.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.4 13 28

Sunny

Melbourne
 
10.8 7 15

Sunny

Brisbane
 
21.9 13 27

Sunny

Perth
 
19.3 6 21

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
13.6 9 15

Possible shower

Canberra
 
13.4 5 18

Sunny

Hobart
 
10.9 5 13

Sunny

Darwin
 
29.9 23 34

Sunny

Weather News

Banking royal commission: Youi insurance left storm victims exposed to lead dust and mould

15:49 EST

A young family was left without a proper roof, exposing three children and their pregnant mother to lead dust, after insurer Youi failed to repair their roof for a year and half after a hailstorm.

Cyclone energy dissipates rapidly in northern hemisphere

13:56 EST

After an incredibly active week of typhoons, hurricanes and tropical storms in the northern hemisphere, the atmosphere has settled down noticeably this week.

Veteran mayor steps aside as drought takes toll on rural community leadership

13:38 EST

Drought is taking its toll on communities across the nation and in many cases the ripple effects will continue to be felt for years, including in local economies and community leadership.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 16/09 Mon 17/09 Tue 18/09

38.3°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
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Hottest

39.9°C

Derby Ap, WA
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39.7°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
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39.1°C

Oenpelli Airport, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

40.2°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

-2.5°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-7.7°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-4.1°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
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-3.7°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-8.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

SW 61km/h

Gabo Island, Vic
Windiest

83km/h

Cape Grim, Tas

109km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

107km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
-

0.2mm last hr

Sale Ap, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

21.0mm

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:

18.0mm

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:

24.6mm

Strahan Ap, Tas
Avg: Rec:

25.0mm

Strahan Ap, Tas
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Australia's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
West Roebuck, WA in 2003
Lowest -6.2°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 1995
Highest 30.0°C at
Warmun, WA in 2016
Lowest -16.7°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1970
Highest 370.3mm at
Burdekin, Qld in 1890
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