Australian Weather

Qld
Sat 17:44 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low off the southeast coast with associated troughs is generating rain over southern NSW, eastern VIC, and thunderstorms in VIC, southeast QLD and northeast NSW. Another low is causing light showers in SA and TAS. An approaching front is causing rain to develop over western WA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.6 11 20

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
12.1 9 15

Showers

Brisbane
 
18.9 12 23

Sunny

Perth
 
20.6 10 15

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
17.9 6 16

Late shower

Canberra
 
9.3 4 14

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
11.7 10 13

Heavy rain

Darwin
 
29.1 23 32

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Wild days for southwestern WA

15:50 EST

Western and southwestern WA is in for another wild couple of days as a frontal system crosses the region over the next 48 hours.

Wettest August in years for far western NSW

11:08 EST

After widespread falls last week, another rain band swept much of NSW during Friday, making monthly totals already exceed the average in some places.   Bourke and Cobar collected 13mm from this last rain event, which makes the total rainfall so far this month exceed 30 and 40mm, respectively.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 12/08 Thu 13/08 Fri 14/08

37.9°C

Bradshaw, NT
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT
Avg: Rec:

37.2°C

Wyndham Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

37.1°C

Ngukurr, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

38.8°C

Bradshaw, NT
Avg: Rec:

0.2°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-1.5°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-1.7°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

-0.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-14.2°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

N 64km/h

North Island, WA
Windiest

74km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic

68km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic

68km/h

Richmond, Qld
-

0.6mm last hr

Tandou, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

31.8mm

Falls Creek, Vic
Avg: Rec:

82.8mm

Gray, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -

63.8mm

Gray, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -

44.0mm

Applethorpe, Qld
Avg: Rec:
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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