Australian Weather

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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low with associated troughs is generating rain, storms and gusty winds in central Australia, SA and southern WA. A low in the southeast is moving away, causing brisk wind to ease and most showers to clear in VIC and TAS. High pressure is keeping elsewhere generally dry.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
7.4 6 15

Sunny

Melbourne
 
6.5 6 13

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
11.2 11 26

Sunny

Perth
 
5.8 6 18

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
17.9 3 12

Cloudy

Canberra
 
-3.0 -5 11

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
6.6 5 10

Showers

Darwin
 
22.4 21 30

Mostly sunny

Weather News

'They basically were starving': Concern over lack of food as koalas rescued from southern Queensland bushfires return to the wild

06:48 EST

With as many as by last season's bushfires, young koala Tin Tin is one of the lucky ones.

Rare blanketing for Launceston with more wild weather on the way

00:02 EST

Tasmania's wintry blast continued overnight on Tuesday, with Launceston in the state's north receiving its most significant snowfall since the early 1970s.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 03/08 Tue 04/08 Wed 05/08

26.5°C

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

34.3°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

34.5°C

Bradshaw, NT
Avg: Rec:

34.4°C

Bradshaw-Angallari, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

34.9°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

-8.5°C

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

-10.2°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-8.2°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
 

-10.2°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

SE 50km/h

Bedout Island, WA
Windiest

107km/h

Maatsuyker Island, Tas

120km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

92km/h

Gabo Island, Vic
-

0.4mm last hr

Coconut Island, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

103.6mm

Mettler, WA
Avg: Rec:

79.2mm

Tunnack, Tas
Avg: Rec:
 

103.6mm

Mettler, WA
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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