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Qld
Tue 08:05 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A cold front is generating areas of light rain and storms over NSW, whilst cold unstable air behind it is producing showers in SA, VIC, TAS and NSW. An approaching low is producing patchy rain in southwest WA. A high pressure system is keeping conditions stable elsewhere.

State Weather

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
17 12 18

Windy with showers

Melbourne
 
12 9 15

Showers

Brisbane
 
18 13 29

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
13 12 23

Possible shower

Adelaide
 
11 7 16

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
9 3 13

Showers

Hobart
 
11 5 13

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
25 18 32

Sunny

Weather News

Drier weather leads to forest fires emerging as greatest threat this summer

07:18 EST

The latest bushfire outlook indicates a heightened risk of forest fires in southern Australia this summer.

Mixed season for Western Australian grain growers

06:24 EST

After one of the best starts to a season in a decade, disappointing winter rain has dwindled crop prospects in Western Australia's Eastern Wheatbelt.

Melbourne's minimum warmer than maximum

17:37 EST

Overnight, Melbourne experienced very warm temperatures under a blanket of cloud ahead of a cold front.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 30/08 Sun 31/08 Mon 01/09

26.9°C

Burketown Ap, Qld
Hottest

35.0°C

Oenpelli Airport, NT

36.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

37.0°C

Bidyadanga, WA

37.0°C

Bidyadanga, WA

-3.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-4.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-3.0°C

Cooma, NSW/ACT

-4.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-4.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

S 53km/h

Eddystone Point, Tas
Windiest

79km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

116km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
-

1.4mm last hr

Coonabarabran Ap, NSW/ACT
Wettest

57.0mm

Kulnura, NSW/ACT

32.8mm

Lawrence, NSW/ACT

63.0mm

Montague Is, NSW/ACT

31.0mm

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Australia's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
West Roebuck, WA in 2003
Lowest -6.2°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 1995
Highest 29.7°C at
Wyndham, WA in 2005
Lowest -16.7°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1970
Highest 370.3mm at
Burdekin, Qld in 1890
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