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National Summary

Cool and showery onshore winds over VIC and TAS are producing showers in the wake of a cold front. A broad low pressure trough extending from northern NSW to WA is causing showers and thunderstorms. A large high over SA is bringing mild and settled conditions.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
25.1 19 26

Sunny

Melbourne
 
15.0 11 17

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
26.6 25 30

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
29.0 18 37

Sunny

Adelaide
 
18.0 12 22

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
17.8 8 22

Sunny

Hobart
 
14.1 8 15

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
31.6 26 35

Mostly sunny

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 06/12 Wed 07/12 Thu 08/12

40.1°C

Derby Ap, WA
Hottest

44.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

43.9°C

Julia Creek Ap, Qld

44.0°C

Kununurra Ap, WA

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

-0.1°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

1.6°C

Keith, SA

3.4°C

Bridgetown, WA

-2.0°C

Mt Buller, Vic

-2.0°C

Mt Buller, Vic

WSW 77km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

75km/h

Warburton, WA

140km/h

Moonta, SA

138km/h

Tamworth Ap, NSW/ACT
-

0.6mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

88.8mm

Stokes Hill, NT

49.0mm

Eidsvold, Qld

38.0mm

Gundagai, NSW/ACT

57.8mm

Mt Read, Tas
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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