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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough is triggering areas of rain and a few storms over SA, VIC and southern NSW. A warm airmass is moving ahead of this trough, bringing mild conditions in NSW and QLD. Cold air in the wake of a front is causing snow to alpine areas in the southeast.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
17.8 12 24

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
9.2 6 14

Late shower

Brisbane
 
16.1 10 26

Sunny

Perth
 
12.4 4 17

Sunny

Adelaide
 
8.6 6 14

Showers

Canberra
 
9.4 4 13

Possible shower

Hobart
 
6.6 4 10

Showers

Darwin
 
21.9 20 32

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.

Hobart hopes for snow on Monday.

11:43 EST

A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.

Adelaide records coldest July in almost 20 years

11:36 EST

Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 29/07 Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07

26.1°C

Argyle Ap, WA
Hottest

34.4°C

Mardie, WA

35.1°C

Middle Point, NT

34.2°C

Douglas River, NT

35.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-3.1°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-4.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-6.2°C

Mt Buller, Vic

-36.5°C

Broome Ap, WA

-36.5°C

Broome Ap, WA

W 64km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
Windiest

107km/h

Forrest, WA

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

1.4mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

44.0mm

Eurardy, WA

118.0mm

Capel North, WA

59.4mm

Amrista Park, WA

53.2mm

Southern Cross Ap, WA
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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