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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure trough is generating gusty showers and isolated thunderstorms over southern NSW and VIC, easing away towards the coast. A trough enhanced by upper cool air is causing a few showers and the odd thunderstorm about the SA/QLD border.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
9.8 8 16

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
8.7 5 14

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
12.7 9 22

Late shower

Perth
 
13.6 11 23

Rain developing

Adelaide
 
7.4 4 15

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
1.6 -3 14

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
4.9 4 15

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
25.7 21 33

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Snow season high becoming a low point

16:18 EST

The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.

Late winter soaking causes flooding

16:13 EST

Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.

NSW weather: Bystanders 'watched helplessly' as 72yo man swept away by floodwaters

12:58 EST

A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 23/08 Wed 24/08 Thu 25/08

27.1°C

Jabiru Ap, NT
Hottest

37.1°C

Ngukurr, NT

37.4°C

Bulman, NT

38.0°C

Middle Point, NT

38.0°C

Middle Point, NT

-6.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-6.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-8.3°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
 

-10.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

NW 59km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

74km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

79km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT

75km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

2.0mm last hr

Pt Perpendicular, NSW/ACT
Wettest

108.0mm

Palen Creek, Qld

85.4mm

Pt Perpendicular, NSW/ACT
 

926.8mm

Mt Nowa Nowa, Vic
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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