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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Low pressure troughs are bringing rain and storms to WA, NT, SA, VIC, NSW and TAS, including potentially severe storms in SA. Onshore winds are driving some light coastal showers to QLD. A ridge of high pressure is keeping southern and central WA generally dry.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.0 15 21

Showers

Melbourne
 
13.9 12 19

Possible thunderstorm

Brisbane
 
12.6 14 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
12.7 10 17

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
12.7 11 17

Possible shower

Canberra
 
13.4 8 15

Rain

Hobart
 
9.9 9 17

Showers

Darwin
 
24.1 23 33

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Rain flows off Uluru after burst of wet weather in Central Australia

15:21 EST

Rain has been filmed streaming down Uluru after another burst of wet weather in what has proved to be a damp year for Central Australia.

Flooding to end Victoria's wet winter

13:09 EST

A band of rain sweeping over Victoria may cause flooding in the state's north and northeast in the next 24 hours.

Wet winter almost over for Tasmania

11:25 EST

Parts of northern Tasmania are having one of the wettest winters on record, but it isn't over yet.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 28/08 Mon 29/08 Tue 30/08

27.2°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Hottest

35.7°C

Noonamah, NT

36.5°C

Kununurra Ap, WA

36.0°C

Jabiru Ap, NT

37.9°C

Middle Point, NT

3.4°C

Southern Cross Ap, WA
Coldest

-6.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

-3.7°C

Liawenee, Tas
 

-10.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

N 57km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic
Windiest

75km/h

Cleve Ap, SA

75km/h

Mount William, Vic

109km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic
-

1.0mm last hr

Mt Hotham Ap, Vic
Wettest

39.6mm

Jacup, WA

49.8mm

Marree, SA
 

239.0mm

Meldrum, NSW/ACT
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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