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National Summary

A broad low pressure trough extending from southeast QLD to WA is causing showers and thunderstorms over the northern half of the country. A high pressure is bringing mild and settled conditions elsewhere. Cool winds in the wake of a front are leading to light showers over TAS.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.7 18 27

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
18.4 13 21

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
24.4 20 28

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
29.3 15 27

Late shower

Adelaide
 
25.0 12 30

Sunny

Canberra
 
23.7 10 27

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
17.5 12 19

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
32.2 25 33

Possible thunderstorm

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 07/12 Thu 08/12 Fri 09/12

42.4°C

Cunderdin Airfield, WA
Hottest

43.9°C

Julia Creek Ap, Qld

43.8°C

Kununurra Ap, WA

44.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

4.3°C

Mt Read, Tas
Coldest

3.4°C

Bridgetown, WA

-2.4°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-3.0°C

Mt Hotham Ap, Vic

-3.0°C

Mt Hotham Ap, Vic

SE 59km/h

Rundle Island, Qld
Windiest

140km/h

Moonta, SA

138km/h

Tamworth Ap, NSW/ACT

292km/h

Bickley, WA
-

0.4mm last hr

Rockhampton Ap, Qld
Wettest

49.0mm

Eidsvold, Qld

88.8mm

Mount Victoria, Tas

54.6mm

Moranbah Ap, Qld

54.6mm

Moranbah Ap, Qld
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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