Australian Weather

Vic
Sat 02:04 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A moisture-laden trough in central Australia is causing rain and thunderstorms across inland QLD, NSW, and VIC, some severe. A slow-moving low with associated trough is generating light rain over southern SA and TAS. Onshore winds are driving showers to southern WA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
12.8 11 19

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
9.1 8 15

Showers

Brisbane
 
18.7 17 24

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
11.3 10 21

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
17.9 8 16

Possible shower

Canberra
 
8.1 6 12

Showers

Hobart
 
9.9 8 15

Showers

Darwin
 
23.9 22 31

Mostly sunny

Weather News

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11:05 EST

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Extremes and Records

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

26.6°C

Cocos Island Ap, WA
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:
- -

37.2°C

Wyndham Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

-0.5°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:
- -
 

-14.2°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

NW 44km/h

Murrurundi Gap, NSW/ACT
Windiest

74km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic

68km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic

68km/h

Richmond, Qld
-

0.8mm last hr

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

31.8mm

Falls Creek, Vic
Avg: Rec:

82.8mm

Gray, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -
 

204.0mm

Nowra, NSW/ACT
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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