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National Summary

Broad regions of low pressure are triggering showers and thunderstorms in WA, SA, NT and QLD. Hot northerly winds are moving ahead of this trough, drawing inland heat to the QLD, NSW and VIC.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.2 20 28

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
13.3 12 34

Late shower

Brisbane
 
22.2 23 31

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
15.0 13 24

Increasing sunshine

Adelaide
 
19.9 18 34

Possible shower

Canberra
 
13.6 12 33

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
10.9 10 26

Late shower

Darwin
 
25.9 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Brisbane storm: Teen struck by lightning, thousands without power in Queensland storms

05:25 EDT

A teenager has been struck by lightning during dangerous thunderstorms in Queensland's south-east that caused structural damage and left thousands without power.

Heat is on the horizon for parts of WA

18:02 EDT

Following a run of cooler than average temperatures during the first half of next week, southwestern parts of Western Australia will see a return of hot conditions.

A taste of summer for Sydney

14:45 EDT

A burst of hazy heat enveloped Sydney on Friday, with temperatures just not letting up well into the evening.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 01/12 Fri 02/12 Sat 03/12

31.9°C

Ballera Gas Field, Qld
Hottest

45.9°C

Oodnadatta Ap, SA

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

45.0°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

-1.0°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Coldest

1.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

0.3°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
 

0.3°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

N 72km/h

Moonta, SA
Windiest

96km/h

Maitland, NSW/ACT

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

103km/h

Dalby Ap, Qld
-

0.2mm last hr

Beerburrum, Qld
Wettest

63.0mm

Murganella Airstrip, NT

50.8mm

Fish River, NT
 

68.8mm

Byrnestown, Qld
Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.5°C at
Birdsville Police Station, Qld in 1972
Lowest -0.8°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 2006
Highest 35.0°C at
Marble Bar, WA in 1902
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT in 1990
Highest 711.0mm at
Munglinup West, WA in 2010
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