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Tue 22:06 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low and associated troughs over WA are generating showers and thunderstorms, some severe. Low pressure over the topics are triggering showers and severe storms. A large high pressure system is bringing mostly dry and settled conditions to the southeast.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.9 19 30

Windy

Melbourne
 
18.3 16 37

Cloud increasing

Brisbane
 
22.0 19 30

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
20.6 16 27

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
29.4 25 38

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
20.3 14 34

Sunny

Hobart
 
16.1 15 31

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
30.0 27 34

Possible thunderstorm

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Weather News

Oppressive heat targets northern WA

16:29 EDT

Some northern parts of Western Australia will experience an extreme heatwave this week as temperatures climb into the mid forties for a number of days.

Sweaty week ahead in Sydney

13:34 EDT

The Sydney Basin's first 40C of the season will occur this week and the city could experience its warmest spell of December days in 17 years.

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 09/12 Sun 10/12 Mon 11/12

37.6°C

Telfer Ap, WA
Hottest

45.1°C

Warmun, WA

42.5°C

McArthur River, NT

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs, NT

45.1°C

Warmun, WA

7.6°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Coldest

2.4°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

4.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

2.0°C

Liawenee, Tas

-1.7°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

SE 50km/h

Creal Rf, Qld
Windiest

109km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

88km/h

Wyndham Ap, WA

88km/h

Leinster Ap, WA
-
no rain last hr Wettest

92.0mm

Sunshine Coast Ap, Qld

30.0mm

Yuleba, Qld

32.2mm

Jabiru Ap, NT

32.2mm

Jabiru Ap, NT
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

Christmas Day Weather Forecast

20°C
27°C
Possible shower
Mostly cloudy. Possible shower. SE/E'ly winds.
16°C
27°C
Possible shower
Partly cloudy. Possible shower. SW/S'ly winds.
20°C
30°C
Showers
Mostly cloudy. Showers. E'ly winds.
18°C
31°C
Late shower
Partly cloudy. Late shower. Fresh SE/SW winds.
16°C
29°C
Mostly sunny
Mostly sunny. SE winds.
13°C
28°C
Showers
Partly cloudy. Showers. SE winds tending NE.
14°C
23°C
Possible shower
Mostly cloudy. Possible shower. NW/SW winds.
25°C
34°C
Showers
Partly cloudy. Showers. NW winds.
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