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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure system and trough are generating areas of rain over northwestern and southern parts of WA, southern parts of NT and eastern parts of SA. A broad ridge of high pressure is keeping the QLD, NSW, VIC and TAS mostly dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.9 9 20

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
19.1 9 19

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
22.9 10 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
13.8 7 17

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
19.3 11 21

Rain developing

Canberra
 
14.5 -1 16

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
11.5 2 15

Sunny

Darwin
 
30.3 20 33

Sunny

Weather News

Bureau of Meteorology staff begin strike action as 'last resort'

10:59 EST

Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) staff from across the country are set to begin a fortnight of industrial action following failed pay negotiations.

Wet system on track for ski resorts

13:15 EST

Make the most of the next few days on the slopes as the weather is set to take a turn for the worse.

Waves pound southern WA

10:36 EST

A deep low pressure system has sent a wintry blast over southwest WA and has also generated some massive waves along parts of the southern and southwestern coasts.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 26/08 Sat 27/08 Sun 28/08

32.7°C

Borroloola, NT
Hottest

36.1°C

Kalumburu, WA

35.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

36.0°C

Noonamah, NT

37.9°C

Middle Point, NT

0.2°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-8.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-24.0°C

Murrurundi, NSW/ACT

-7.0°C

Liawenee, Tas

-24.0°C

Murrurundi, NSW/ACT

NNE 51km/h

Neptune Island, SA
Windiest

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

105km/h

Scotts Peak Dam, Tas

75km/h

Cleve Ap, SA
-

1.6mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

58.0mm

Jarrahdale, WA

31.0mm

Mt Read, Tas

40.0mm

Jacup, WA

65.0mm

Pemberton, 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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