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Sat 18:41 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A cold front moving over southwestern parts of WA is triggering showers and strong wind gusts. Another front crossing over TAS is causing showers, particulary in the west. A low moving off northern NSW is producing isolated showers and storms, mainly offshore.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
13.4 8 20

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
12.2 9 17

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
12.1 9 24

Sunny

Perth
 
13.8 9 16

Possible shower

Adelaide
 
13.7 10 22

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
4.9 -1 15

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
11.4 4 13

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
25.2 22 34

Sunny

Weather News

Body of man swept away in Leycester Creek flooding on NSW north coast found

14:44 EST

Police have found the body of a 72-year-old man swept into floodwaters on the New South Wales north coast.

Canberra shakes off a cold and foggy morning

14:20 EST

With spring just around the corner, Canberra will end the remainder of the month on a warmer note.

Cold and wet start to weekend in WA's southwest

14:04 EST

A deep low and associated cold front are crossing southwestern WA as we speak, leading to widespread rain, isolated storms and huge surf.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 24/08 Thu 25/08 Fri 26/08

29.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Hottest

37.4°C

Bulman, NT

37.9°C

Middle Point, NT

36.1°C

Kalumburu, WA

37.9°C

Middle Point, NT

-4.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-8.3°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-6.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-8.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-10.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

NW 70km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
Windiest

79km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT

94km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

0.8mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

85.4mm

Pt Perpendicular, NSW/ACT

23.2mm

Yabulu, Qld

58.0mm

Jarrahdale, WA

86.0mm

Tenterfield, 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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