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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Broad regions of low pressure are triggering showers and thunderstorms in WA, SA and the NT. Hot northerly winds are moving ahead of this trough, drawing inland heat to the east. A high pressure system in the south is bringing settled weather to VIC and TAS.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
23.6 20 25

Clearing shower

Melbourne
 
19.5 10 23

Sunny

Brisbane
 
29.8 22 31

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
21.1 14 24

Late shower

Adelaide
 
31.1 11 30

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
29.1 11 29

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
17.1 10 19

Possible shower

Darwin
 
32.9 25 34

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 30/11 Thu 01/12 Fri 02/12

43.9°C

Moomba Ap, SA
Hottest

44.5°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

45.9°C

Oodnadatta Ap, SA

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

6.5°C

Mt Read, Tas
Coldest

3.5°C

Casterton, Vic

1.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

0.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

0.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

NW 53km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

83km/h

Curtin Ap, WA

96km/h

Maitland, NSW/ACT

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

68.8mm

Byrnestown, Qld

63.0mm

Murganella Airstrip, NT

28.0mm

Lake Julius, Qld

35.0mm

Channel Point, 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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