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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A series of deep troughs are generating widespread showers and thunderstorms from eastern VIC, over NSW, QLD, the NT and northern WA. A low pressure system is producing gusty showers over TAS, while a post-frontal airflow is also triggering gusty showers over SA and VIC.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
25.0 19 26

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
14.0 11 17

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
25.1 25 31

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
25.4 18 37

Sunny

Adelaide
 
15.6 12 22

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
17.9 8 21

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
17.4 8 15

Possible shower

Darwin
 
31.7 26 35

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Eastern storms and southern shivers

16:00 EDT

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14:12 EDT

The most widespread heat in five years could grip parts of southern and eastern Australia next week.

Turbulent Thursday in Vic, Tas, SA

15:52 EDT

Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 05/12 Tue 06/12 Wed 07/12

41.2°C

Victoria River Downs, NT
Hottest

45.0°C

Windorah, Qld

44.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

43.9°C

Julia Creek Ap, Qld

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

2.7°C

Mt Buller, Vic
Coldest

-0.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

1.6°C

Keith, SA

3.4°C

Bridgetown, WA

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

W 87km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

75km/h

Warburton, WA

140km/h

Moonta, SA
-

3.2mm last hr

Coldstream Comparison, Vic
Wettest

69.0mm

Mullumbimby, NSW/ACT

88.8mm

Stokes Hill, NT

49.0mm

Eidsvold, Qld

36.6mm

Mt Hotham, Vic
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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