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National Summary

Troughs within a broad area of low pressure are drawing unseasonably hot air over QLD and NSW. The trough over WA, NT and SA is deep and triggering increasing showers and isolated storms. A ridge of high pressure is keeping the southwest dry and mostly clear.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.2 13 25

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
9.9 9 23

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
19.3 18 26

Cloudy

Perth
 
6.3 6 17

Possible shower

Adelaide
 
17.2 13 23

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
2.1 1 24

Rain developing

Hobart
 
4.4 3 14

Late shower

Darwin
 
26.5 25 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 24/09 Mon 25/09 Tue 26/09

29.4°C

Phosphate Hill, Qld
Hottest

40.2°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

40.5°C

Bedourie, Qld

41.0°C

Cloncurry Ap, Qld

41.6°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

-2.9°C

Liawenee, Tas
Coldest

-3.2°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-5.8°C

Mt Buller, Vic
 

-9.5°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

NNE 46km/h

Mount William, Vic
Windiest

116km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

87km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

72km/h

Mount William, Vic
-

1.4mm last hr

Cape Grim, Tas
Wettest

70.0mm

Mettler, WA

90.4mm

Denmark, WA
 

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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