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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A pair of low pressure troughs are bringing rain to WA, NT, SA and VIC - heaviest over southeastern SA. A ridge of high pressure is keeping QLD, NSW, TAS and eastern VIC mostly dry, with frost over highland areas. Another ridge of high pressure is keeping southern WA mostly dry.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
10.9 11 22

Mostly cloudy

Melbourne
 
12.2 11 17

Rain developing

Brisbane
 
14.4 12 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
4.8 7 18

Late shower

Adelaide
 
12.8 12 20

Rain

Canberra
 
3.4 3 16

Rain developing

Hobart
 
3.8 4 18

Late shower

Darwin
 
24.0 22 33

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Flood threat ends Victoria‚??s winter

17:20 EST

A band of rain sweeping over all districts in Victoria tomorrow may cause flooding in the state‚??s northeast.

Wet end to winter in South Australia

14:57 EST

The final rainband of the season is sweeping across South Australia today, but the heaviest rain is going to fall where it shouldn't.

Farmer confidence dips to three-year low in Tasmania after dairy price cuts, floods

12:24 EST

Farmer confidence in Tasmania has dropped to a three-year low off the back of major flooding in the state's north and retrospective cuts to milk prices.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 27/08 Sun 28/08 Mon 29/08

26.9°C

Browse Is, WA
Hottest

35.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

35.7°C

Noonamah, NT

37.0°C

Kununurra Ap, WA

37.9°C

Middle Point, NT

-3.3°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Coldest

-5.6°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-6.7°C

Liawenee, Tas
 

-10.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

NNE 46km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic
Windiest

105km/h

Scotts Peak Dam, Tas

75km/h

Cleve Ap, SA

75km/h

Mount William, Vic
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5.2mm last hr

Rabbit Flat, NT
Wettest

31.0mm

Mt Read, Tas

39.6mm

Jacup, WA
 

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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