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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low moving across SA is bringing showers and a few storms. A trough ahead of this system is triggering rain and thunderstorms across VIC, NSW and QLD. A high pressure ridge in the west is directing onshore winds producing showers along the southern WA coast.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.9 12 20

Rain

Melbourne
 
11.6 10 14

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
18.2 15 23

Thunderstorms clearing

Perth
 
13.4 6 21

Sunny

Adelaide
 
10.0 9 16

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
8.7 6 14

Rain

Hobart
 
8.6 6 12

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
26.7 23 32

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Canberra experiences wettest winter in 10 years, coldest nights since 1997

15:52 EST

Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.

Another ECL for NSW

15:36 EST

It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.

Canberra's cold start to spring

13:35 EST

For most people, spring brings the hope of warm weather.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 30/08 Mon 31/08 Tue 01/09

32.1°C

Bradshaw, NT
Hottest

37.2°C

Middle Point, NT

37.6°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.4°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

39.0°C

Ngukurr, NT

1.1°C

Mt Buller, Vic
Coldest

-8.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-8.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

-5.8°C

Liawenee, Tas

-8.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

WNW 57km/h

Condobolin Ap, NSW/ACT
Windiest

105km/h

Forrest, WA

107km/h

Forrest, WA

77km/h

Cape Willoughby, SA
-

3.2mm last hr

Griffith Ap, NSW/ACT
Wettest

56.0mm

Mt Wallaby, Qld

45.4mm

Norah Head, NSW/ACT

32.2mm

Mount Hope, SA

28.0mm

Elliston, SA
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 29.7°C at
Wyndham, WA in 2005
Lowest -16.7°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1970
Highest 370.3mm at
Burdekin, Qld in 1890
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