Fairfax Media Network

Australian Chart Summary

Tuesday - Latest

The remnants of Ex-TC Owen are generating areas of scattered showers over far eastern parts of QLD. A low and trough moving into central SA and the NT are producing showers and storms. In the wake of a front, showers are occurring over eastern TAS.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure remains in the north, producing showers and storms. Another trough will shift east, bringing cloud, showers and storms to TAS, VIC and eastern NSW, while drawing warmer air into western NSW and QLD. Southerly winds will bring a showers to the south.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

A broad low pressure trough will trigger showers and storms across parts of WA, the NT, QLD and NSW. Cooler southerly winds will bring showers to parts of SA, VIC and TAS. High pressure is beginning to build over southern half of WA and western SA.

Friday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure across WA, the NT, QLD and NSW could trigger showers and thunderstorms, some intense. Cooler southerly winds may cause a few showers for TAS, VIC and NSW. A high pressure system in the south will strengthen, bringing a sunny day to SA.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

Trough across the tropics and extending down into QLD and northeast NSW should generate showers and storms, some intense. A trough over northern and western parts of WA may also produce storms. A high pressure system in the south should keep SA and VIC mostly clear and dry.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

Low pressure troughs in the north and east could generate showers and thunderstorms. Onshore winds along the QLD coast may produce showers. An approaching front may cause showers over western TAS. High pressure over SA, VIC and most of NSW should bring a sunny and settled day.

Monday 22:00 EDT

Moist onshore winds will cause showers and storms over northern and eastern QLD. A low and trough shall cause storms over the Top End. A pair of troughs will draw heat southwards over much of mainland Australia. A cold front should bring increased winds and rain to TAS.

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Perth Christmas Day weather forecast to be the hottest in six years

19:59 EDT

Perth is set to experience its hottest Christmas Day in six years with a sunny day and a top of 34 degrees Celsius expected.

Red hot in the Red Centre

15:26 EDT

Alice Springs Airport may challenge its December heat record during the next couple of days as temperatures soar in central Australia.

Tropical Cyclone Owen's rainfall legacy

11:41 EDT

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen is still spinning away off the central coast of Queensland, more than two weeks after it first formed in the Coral Sea and days after it broke Australia's December daily rainfall record.