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National Summary

A low and cold front is moving across SA, bringing a band of squally showers. A low pressure trough ahead of this system is triggering storms. A high pressure ridge building in the west, with cold onshore winds producing showers along the southern WA coast.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.1 9 21

Rain developing

Melbourne
 
17.0 9 17

Rain developing

Brisbane
 
23.7 9 26

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
13.3 3 17

Cloud increasing

Adelaide
 
12.7 10 15

Showers

Canberra
 
12.8 -3 17

Rain developing

Hobart
 
12.6 4 14

Rain developing

Darwin
 
30.4 23 32

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Shoalhaven Council defends its handling of floods

10:56 EST

Shoalhaven Council is staunchly defending its management of local waterways during floods across the region in August.

Producers urged to keep an eye out for poisonous pimelea

10:39 EST

Producers are being urged to keep a look out for Pimelea as there have been recent reports of the weed in parts of western and southern inland Queensland.

Drought-stricken Queensland endures dry, warm winter

10:29 EST

Queensland has just come out of a much warmer and drier winter than normal, with much of the drought-stricken state receiving almost no rain for the whole season, according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM).

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 30/08 Mon 31/08 Tue 01/09

36.1°C

Ngukurr, NT
Hottest

37.2°C

Middle Point, NT

37.6°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

1.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-8.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-8.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

-6.0°C

Liawenee, Tas

-8.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

WSW 51km/h

Nullarbor, SA
Windiest

105km/h

Forrest, WA

107km/h

Forrest, WA

77km/h

Cape Willoughby, SA
-

0.4mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

56.0mm

Mt Wallaby, Qld

45.4mm

Norah Head, NSW/ACT

28.0mm

Elliston, SA

28.0mm

Elliston, SA
Australia's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
West Roebuck, WA in 2003
Lowest -6.2°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 1995
Highest 29.7°C at
Wyndham, WA in 2005
Lowest -16.7°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1970
Highest 370.3mm at
Burdekin, Qld in 1890
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