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National Summary

A low pressure system with an associated cold front is generating showers over southern WA and thundery showers in SA. A trough is causing showers over northwestern WA. A high pressure system is keeping much of the NT and the eastern states clear and dry.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
12.8 9 20

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
13.5 9 19

Cloud increasing

Brisbane
 
14.2 10 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
13.7 7 17

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
17.9 11 19

Rain

Canberra
 
5.7 -1 16

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
5.0 2 15

Frost then sunny

Darwin
 
25.7 20 33

Sunny

Weather News

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.

Body of man swept away in Leycester Creek flooding on NSW north coast found

00:34 EST

Police have found the body of a 72-year-old man swept into floodwaters on the New South Wales north coast.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 25/08 Fri 26/08 Sat 27/08

30.1°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Hottest

37.9°C

Middle Point, NT

36.1°C

Kalumburu, WA

35.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

37.9°C

Middle Point, NT

-3.1°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-6.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-8.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-24.0°C

Murrurundi, NSW/ACT

-24.0°C

Murrurundi, NSW/ACT

WSW 55km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas
Windiest

94km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

105km/h

Scotts Peak Dam, Tas
-

0.6mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

23.2mm

Yabulu, Qld

58.0mm

Jarrahdale, WA

31.0mm

Mt Read, Tas

43.0mm

Donnybrook, 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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