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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A front is bringing strong, colder winds and showers to southern SA. Troughs are generating very warm winds, rain and storms in northern SA, TAS, VIC, NSW, western and southern QLD, the NT and northern WA. A high is causing wind to ease and skies to clear in southern WA.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.1 20 29

Late shower

Melbourne
 
17.9 19 24

Windy with rain

Brisbane
 
24.8 23 30

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
15.5 13 31

Sunny

Adelaide
 
16.2 15 21

Possible shower

Canberra
 
22.1 10 30

Late shower

Hobart
 
14.6 13 24

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
30.1 26 35

Possible shower

Videos

Weather News

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.

How to protect yourself from lightning strikes

15:38 EDT

It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.

Storms plaguing NSW, Qld

10:52 EDT

Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 05/12 Tue 06/12 Wed 07/12

35.9°C

Winton Ap, Qld
Hottest

45.0°C

Windorah, Qld

44.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

43.0°C

Lajamanu, NT

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

5.6°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-0.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

1.6°C

Keith, SA

5.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

N 90km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic
Windiest

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

75km/h

Warburton, WA

140km/h

Moonta, SA
-

3.8mm last hr

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Wettest

69.0mm

Mullumbimby, NSW/ACT

88.8mm

Stokes Hill, NT

24.0mm

Ararat, Vic

27.0mm

Tocal, NSW/ACT
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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