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National Summary

A trough over southwestern and northwestern parts of WA is generating showers and potentially severe thunderstorms. A trough over southeast QLD is triggering thunderstorms over inland parts of QLD. A moist southerly flow is producing showers over TAS, VIC and southeastern NSW.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
18.1 10 19

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
10.4 6 12

Showers

Brisbane
 
22.7 12 24

Rain developing

Perth
 
18.1 12 20

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
13.6 6 15

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
11.9 0 13

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
7.9 4 10

Rain

Darwin
 
31.9 21 33

Sunny

Weather News

Police rescue motorists stranded in heavy snowfall in Tasmania's south

09:04 EST

Snow continues to affect some roads in Tasmania's south, prompting police to warn drivers to use extreme caution after a number of motorists were left stranded on Friday night.

Heavy snow in Tasmania leaves motorists stranded south of Hobart

08:42 EST

Snowfalls in southern Tasmania have trapped a number of cars on a highway south of Hobart.

PNG prime minister Peter O'Neill may review Australian food import ban amid drought

21:32 EST

Papua New Guinea's prime minister Peter O'Neill says he may review a recent ban on importing Australian fruit and vegetables into the country.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 26/08 Thu 27/08 Fri 28/08

32.1°C

Jabiru Ap, NT
Hottest

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

36.9°C

Douglas River, NT

36.8°C

Douglas River, NT

55.8°C

Murganella Airstrip, NT

-4.2°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-2.7°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

-5.2°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-7.0°C

Mt Buller, Vic

-12.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

S 61km/h

Cape Grim, Tas
Windiest

103km/h

Forrest, WA

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

129km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

0.4mm last hr

Coldstream, Vic
Wettest

48.2mm

Beaumont, NSW/ACT

67.2mm

Mallacoota, Vic

98.0mm

Swansea, Tas

98.0mm

Swansea, Tas
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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