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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
 
18.3 19 26

Sunny

Melbourne
 
10.2 11 17

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
24.0 25 30

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
17.9 18 37

Sunny

Adelaide
 
12.1 12 22

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
11.8 8 21

Increasing sunshine

Hobart
 
8.5 8 15

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
27.1 26 35

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Eastern storms and southern shivers

16:00 EDT

Thunderstorms are on the move through New South Wales and southern Queensland once again today, while southern states shiver.

Summer scorcher looms for two thirds of Australians

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
Tue 06/12 Wed 07/12 Thu 08/12

32.4°C

Wyndham 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

-1.7°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

1.6°C

Keith, SA

3.4°C

Bridgetown, WA
 

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

WSW 90km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

75km/h

Warburton, WA

140km/h

Moonta, SA

138km/h

Tamworth Ap, NSW/ACT
-

0.4mm last hr

Coldstream Comparison, Vic
Wettest

88.8mm

Stokes Hill, NT

49.0mm

Eidsvold, Qld
 

88.8mm

Stokes Hill, 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
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