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National Summary

Troughs are triggering showers and storms in northern WA and the NT. Another trough is also directing intense heat across central Australia to SA, northern VIC, NSW and western QLD, with a few storms about VIC. Onshore winds are bringing a few showers to southern WA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
34.1 20 39

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
21.2 19 25

Showers increasing

Brisbane
 
26.5 20 29

Sunny

Perth
 
15.2 11 25

Sunny

Adelaide
 
31.5 24 37

Rain developing

Canberra
 
28.9 16 34

Possible thunderstorm

Hobart
 
20.3 13 22

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
30.3 27 34

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

National heatwave update: Severe to extreme heatwave conditions this weekend and beyond

09:36 EDT

The first significant heatwave of the season is here, and it's ending what's shaping up to be the nation's hottest November on record with a sizzle.

Extreme fire danger amid dangerous heatwave

13:12 EDT

Most Australians are now well-aware that a mass of record-challenging heat will spread across Australia's southern and eastern states during the next six days.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 25/11 Thu 26/11 Fri 27/11

40.9°C

Moomba Airport, SA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

44.1°C

Borroloola, NT
Avg: Rec:

43.9°C

Ngukurr, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

46.5°C

Birdsville, Qld
Avg: Rec:

47.4°C

Oodnadatta, SA
Avg: Rec:

6.7°C

Mount Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

1.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-18.0°C

Bulman, NT
Avg: Rec:

3.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-18.0°C

Bulman, NT
Avg: Rec:

NW 57km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

116km/h

Maatsuyker Island, Tas

100km/h

Maatsuyker Island, Tas

96km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
-

0.2mm last hr

Cape Flattery, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

160.0mm

Bramwell, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

60.9mm

Mount Hart, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -

14.2mm

Cooktown, Qld
Avg: Rec:

14.2mm

Cooktown, Qld
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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