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National Summary

A trough over QLD is bringing showers and storms, some severe. A front and trough is generating strong winds, a few thunderstorms and brisk showers to southwestern WA. A moist southerly flow is producing showers over TAS, VIC and southeastern NSW.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.1 8 19

Cloud increasing

Melbourne
 
10.0 8 13

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
16.6 13 24

Increasing sunshine

Perth
 
20.4 11 19

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
12.4 4 17

Sunny

Canberra
 
8.8 -1 15

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
7.7 5 10

Showers

Darwin
 
29.9 21 33

Sunny

Weather News

Snowfalls hit Tassie again

16:10 EST

A very cold airmass coupled with vigorous a low pressure system caused snow to fall to low levels in Tasmania last night and into this morning, leading to road delays and closures.

Shoalhaven oyster farmers face hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses as floods wash away salinity

13:36 EST

Oyster farms flooded in this week's downpour at Greenwell Point on the New South Wales south coast could lose hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of oysters.

Police rescue motorists stranded in heavy snowfall in Tasmania's south

12:56 EST

Snow has affected some roads in Tasmania's south, prompting police to warn drivers to use extreme caution after a number of motorists were left stranded on Friday night.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 26/08 Thu 27/08 Fri 28/08

35.5°C

Douglas River, NT
Hottest

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

36.9°C

Douglas River, NT

36.8°C

Douglas River, NT

55.8°C

Murganella Airstrip, NT

-3.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-2.7°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

-5.2°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-7.3°C

Falls Creek, Vic

-12.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

S 68km/h

Cape Grim, Tas
Windiest

103km/h

Forrest, WA

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

129km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

11.4mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

48.2mm

Beaumont, NSW/ACT

67.2mm

Mallacoota, Vic

98.0mm

Swansea, Tas

98.0mm

Swansea, Tas
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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