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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Brisk onshore winds in the wake of a trough are directing showers over the NSW coast & central & northern ranges. A low & cold front are generating gusty rain in southwest WA, heavy in some areas. A trough is bringing heavy rain to northwest WA. Mostly clear elsewhere.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
14.8 12 17

Showers

Melbourne
 
14.5 4 15

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
21.9 10 23

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
11.3 6 14

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
15.4 7 17

Sunny

Canberra
 
11.9 0 14

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
11.7 3 13

Sunny

Darwin
 
28.8 17 32

Sunny

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 18/06 Sat 19/06 Sun 20/06

31.7°C

Oenpelli Airstrip, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Hottest

35.0°C

Noonamah, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

32.7°C

Noonamah, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

32.6°C

YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE), WA
Avg: Rec:
- -

35.8°C

Bradshaw, NT
Avg: Rec:

-1.6°C

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

-2.4°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-5.2°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-7.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-49.9°C

Temora, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

S 53km/h

Rottnest Island, WA
Windiest

100km/h

Montague Is, NSW/ACT

105km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT

101km/h

Rottnest Island, WA
-
no rain last hr Wettest

43.2mm

Meadows, SA
Avg: Rec:

99.0mm

Bungwahl, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

70.0mm

Pemberton, WA
Avg: Rec:

70.0mm

Pemberton, WA
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for June
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
Batchelor Ap, NT in 2013
Lowest -6.4°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 2009
Highest 28.8°C at
Troughton Island, WA in 2016
Lowest -23.0°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1994
Highest 478.4mm at
Rocky Gully, WA in 2009
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