Australian Weather

WA
Wed 04:00 WST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Troughs are maintaining hot, dry, gusty winds over much of the interior, leading to elevated fire danger. The troughs are causing a few showers in WA and southern SA. A front approaching the southwest causing a few showers over WA. Clear elsewhere under a hot and dry airmass.

State Weather

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Queensland Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales ACT Victoria Tasmania

National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.6 17 24

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
15.0 9 32

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
27.1 20 33

Hazy

Perth
 
17.6 15 21

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
34.8 20 42

Windy

Canberra
 
16.8 9 32

Sunny

Hobart
 
15.3 8 23

Late shower

Darwin
 
29.0 26 35

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Melbourne set to sizzle

05:50 EDT

Melbournians will need to dust off the fans in preparation for the upcoming heat.

Intense hot, dry, dusty winds to cut across SA

18:59 EDT

Wednesday has potential to be one of the worst fire weather days South Australia has experienced in a few years with Fire Danger expected to reach Catastrophic in several districts.

Queensland bushfire emergency continues amid fears homes lost

17:52 EDT

Erratic winds and hot, dry weather are creating "horrendous conditions" for firefighters trying to battle a blaze at Crows Nest on Queensland's Darling Downs that tripled in size over the weekend.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 17/11 Mon 18/11 Tue 19/11

36.6°C

Roseworthy, SA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

45.9°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

45.2°C

Bulga Downs, WA
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45.0°C

Forrest, WA
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59.9°C

Murganella Airstrip, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

4.6°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-1.5°C

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

-1.3°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-2.0°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-7.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

SW 51km/h

Rottnest Island, WA
Windiest

124km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

118km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

101km/h

Leonora Ap, WA
-

1.2mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

39.8mm

Wayatinah, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -

53.0mm

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:

0.8mm

Mt Hartz, Tas
Avg: Rec:

0.8mm

Mt Hartz, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for November
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.7°C at
Birdsville Police Station, Qld in 1990
Lowest -3.1°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1967
Highest 38.0°C at
Balgo Hills, WA in 2015
Lowest -8.5°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1973
Highest 630.0mm at
Bellenden Ker Top Stn, Qld in 1989
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