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Thu 23:18 EDT
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A series of deep troughs are generating widespread showers and thunderstorms from eastern VIC, over NSW, QLD, the NT and northern WA. A low pressure system is producing gusty showers over TAS, while a post-frontal airflow is also triggering gusty showers over SA and VIC.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.0 19 26

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
11.4 11 17

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
24.4 25 31

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
15.8 18 37

Sunny

Adelaide
 
12.0 12 22

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
11.6 8 21

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
10.1 8 15

Possible shower

Darwin
 
27.2 26 35

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Eastern storms and southern shivers

16:00 EDT

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14:12 EDT

The most widespread heat in five years could grip parts of southern and eastern Australia next week.

Turbulent Thursday in Vic, Tas, SA

15:52 EDT

Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 06/12 Wed 07/12 Thu 08/12

34.7°C

Victoria River Downs, NT
Hottest

44.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

43.9°C

Julia Creek Ap, Qld

44.0°C

Kununurra Ap, WA

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

-0.3°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Coldest

1.6°C

Keith, SA

3.4°C

Bridgetown, WA
 

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

WSW 88km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

75km/h

Warburton, WA

140km/h

Moonta, SA

138km/h

Tamworth Ap, NSW/ACT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

88.8mm

Stokes Hill, NT

49.0mm

Eidsvold, Qld
 

88.8mm

Stokes Hill, NT
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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