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Mon 08:12 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Warm air is filtering in ahead of a trough, bringing unseasonable warmth to southeastern QLD. A cold front is sweeping the southeast, causing showers in SA and VIC and low-level snow in TAS. Onshore winds along southern WA and eastern QLD coasts are bringing a few showers.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
11.7 9 17

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
8.1 7 11

Showers easing

Brisbane
 
16.5 12 27

Sunny

Perth
 
5.4 5 18

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
10.5 9 13

Possible shower

Canberra
 
7.8 0 9

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
3.3 1 7

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
21.7 20 32

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Snow across Tasmania forces key road closures

07:36 EST

Snow is falling in Hobart's central business district and across the state, prompting the closure of many roads and schools.

I thought it was supposed to be winter?

16:29 EST

Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08

26.1°C

Coconut Island, Qld
Hottest

34.2°C

Douglas River, NT

34.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-7.2°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-5.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
 

-5.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

WSW 98km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

148km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
-

1.2mm last hr

Mt Buller, Vic
Wettest

59.4mm

Amrista Park, WA

67.2mm

Warracknabeal, Vic
 

67.2mm

Warracknabeal, Vic
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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