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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A front in the south is generating a few showers and patchy rain for southern SA, VIC and TAS. Patchy showers over southwest WA are lingering in the wake of a front. Skies are generally clear elsewhere under a ridge of high pressure.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
12.1 10 25

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
12.4 12 22

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
16.8 15 26

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
18.3 16 22

Windy with showers

Adelaide
 
19.7 13 20

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
2.1 1 23

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
11.2 9 20

Possible shower

Darwin
 
25.9 23 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Australia's southern winters are drying out. Here's why

19:39 EST

Winter rains are in decline across southern Australia, and while it is too early to say beyond doubt it is due to climate change, scientists say it is not just about climate variability.

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17:53 EST

Residents on Queensland's Sunshine Coast are praying for rain as many water tanks run dry.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 18/09 Tue 19/09 Wed 20/09

26.9°C

McCluer Is, NT
Hottest

39.8°C

Mardie, WA

39.9°C

Derby Ap, WA

41.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

41.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

0.4°C

Young Ap, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-3.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-6.1°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT
 

-9.5°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

NNW 51km/h

Mount William, Vic
Windiest

114km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

100km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

72km/h

Nullarbor, SA
-

1.2mm last hr

Styles Tower, WA
Wettest

143.0mm

Babinda, Qld

97.0mm

Cowley Beach, Qld
 

669.8mm

Glenaladale, Vic
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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