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Sat 17:02 EST
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National Summary

A front and trough moving over the central and southeastern parts is producing the odd shower and scattered storms, while feeding hot air into parts of QLD and NSW - causing increased fire danger. Another front is bringing a few showers to southwestern WA.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
28.1 21 33

Windy

Melbourne
 
16.0 12 18

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
24.4 18 32

Sunny

Perth
 
16.9 9 18

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
18.5 12 18

Windy with showers

Canberra
 
26.1 9 21

Windy

Hobart
 
15.5 10 16

Showers

Darwin
 
32.6 24 33

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Sydney sizzles as September heat record broken in NSW

14:14 EST

A new September record for New South Wales has been broken and total fire bans remain in place across half of the state as an unseasonal heatwave takes hold.

Fronts and troughs leading to seesaw temperatures in southeast Australia

14:11 EST

Cloud cover and wind direction changes are conspiring to make for very fast changes in temperature over parts of Victoria and NSW on Saturday.

Spring heatwave hits east coast, with temperatures soaring in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria

13:54 EST

The east coast of Australia is facing a spring heatwave this weekend, with temperatures soaring past 40 degrees Celsius in some areas of the country.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 20/09 Thu 21/09 Fri 22/09

40.5°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld
Hottest

40.5°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

39.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.0°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

42.0°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

6.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-2.6°C

Armidale, NSW/ACT

-1.5°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

-0.3°C

Goulburn Ap, NSW/ACT

-9.5°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

62km/h

Mt Buller, Vic
Windiest

92km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

138km/h

Albany Airport, WA

111km/h

Gooseberry Hill, WA
-

1.6mm last hr

Cape Grim, Tas
Wettest

88.4mm

Mount William, WA

58.0mm

Victor Road, WA

101.2mm

Sunshine Bore, NT

33.0mm

Albany, WA
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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