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Tue 04:46 WST
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National Summary

A low and trough over the Tasman Sea are generating large waves, showers and storms on the NSW coast, light snow on the alpine peaks and a few showers for eastern VIC. A front and trough in the west are weakening, causing rain in WA to ease.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
10.8 10 16

Windy with showers

Melbourne
 
3.7 4 15

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
10.7 8 20

Sunny

Perth
 
8.2 9 19

Showers

Adelaide
 
6.9 5 13

Cloudy

Canberra
 
6.0 2 13

Mostly cloudy

Hobart
 
5.5 4 11

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
22.2 20 32

Sunny

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Weather News

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 16/06 Sun 17/06 Mon 18/06

26.8°C

Browse Is, WA
Hottest

34.0°C

Bidyadanga, WA

33.0°C

Middle Point, NT

33.0°C

Oenpelli Airport, NT

39.3°C

Noonamah, NT

-5.1°C

Liawenee, Tas
Coldest

-5.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-5.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
 

-7.1°C

Tamworth Ap, NSW/ACT

S 77km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT
Windiest

116km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

94km/h

Sth Channel Island, Vic

105km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT
-

1.6mm last hr

Red Rocks Point, WA
Wettest

63.2mm

Mt Read, Tas

83.0mm

Falls Creek, Vic
 

106.0mm

Norah Head, NSW/ACT
Australia's Records for June
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
Batchelor Ap, NT in 2013
Lowest -6.4°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 2009
Highest 28.8°C at
Troughton Island, WA in 2016
Lowest -23.0°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1994
Highest 478.4mm at
Rocky Gully, WA in 2009
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