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Mon 04:10 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure trough moving over inland WA and western SA is triggering thundery showers. A weak trough over QLD has now moved offshore causing showers to clear. Conditions remain generally dry elsewhere as a stable ridge of high pressure remains over the southeast.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
10.6 10 19

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
8.4 6 14

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
12.2 10 24

Sunny

Perth
 
9.0 9 17

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
5.4 6 19

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
-0.5 -2 15

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
6.6 6 11

Showers increasing

Darwin
 
23.1 21 33

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Sydney's long spell of surf

13:50 EST

Sydney-siders have been spoilt for choice in the surf department over the past few days.

A thundery finish to winter for Queensland

12:26 EST

Severe thunderstorms sparked up just to the west of Lochington yesterday late morning, tearing through many parts of southeast Queensland into late last night.

Snowfalls hit Tassie again

16:10 EST

A very cold airmass coupled with vigorous a low pressure system caused snow to fall to low levels in Tasmania last night and into this morning, leading to road delays and closures.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 28/08 Sat 29/08 Sun 30/08

27.4°C

Argyle Ap, WA
Hottest

36.8°C

Douglas River, NT

36.0°C

Mango Farm, NT

37.0°C

Middle Point, NT

55.8°C

Murganella Airstrip, NT

-6.7°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-7.3°C

Falls Creek, Vic

-6.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
 

-12.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

S 44km/h

Eddystone Point, Tas
Windiest

129km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

88km/h

Cape Grim, Tas

105km/h

Forrest, WA
-
no rain last hr Wettest

78.6mm

Walhalla, Vic

63.2mm

Sunshine Coast Ap, Qld
 

277.6mm

Kangaroo Valley, NSW/ACT
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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