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About ACCESS Global

Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS). Based upon the UK Met Office Unified Model system. ACCESS G is the global numerical forecast model operated by the BoM. It is run twice daily (00Z and 12Z) and provides forecast data out to 240 hours with a horizontal resolution of 25km and 70 vertical levels.

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How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

14:23 EDT

Much of NSW is sweltering through its first heatwave of summer today, with temperatures in Sydney's west hitting 40 degrees Celsius by lunchtime, but the city's east is likely to be spared thanks to a sea breeze.

Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 EDT

Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.