Australian Weather

NT
Mon 16:17 CST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Circulation over the southeast in the wake of a cold front is triggering showers, gusty winds, some alpine snow and the odd storm. Onshore winds are driving the odd isolated shower across coastal QLD and southern WA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
12.5 8 20

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
10.5 9 15

Late shower

Brisbane
 
21.6 9 22

Sunny

Perth
 
18.8 5 21

Sunny

Adelaide
 
11.8 9 15

Possible shower

Canberra
 
5.3 0 12

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
6.6 7 14

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
29.0 21 33

Sunny

Weather News

Fog covers Brisbane, delaying flights and suspending CityCat services

17:19 EST

Heavy fog blanketed much of South East Queensland this morning, with forecasters labelling it the thickest cover seen all year.

Sober in the Country: Rural health advocate Shanna Whan fights to save farmers from self-medicating with alcohol

11:59 EST

The drought is pushing more farmers to drink, but one woman has campaigned tirelessly to raise awareness of the unspoken costs of alcohol abuse and misuse in the outback.

Cold snap sends shivers across southern Australia

11:53 EST

A mass of cold polar air caused rain, hail and snow across multiple states and territories during the weekend, with more wintry weather on the way in the coming days.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 16/08 Sat 17/08 Sun 18/08

36.3°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

35.6°C

Bradshaw-Angallari, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

36.2°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

37.3°C

Ngukurr, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

38.0°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

-5.8°C

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

-6.5°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-3.2°C

Marrangaroo, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

-6.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-12.5°C

Glen Innes Ag, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

W 85km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

107km/h

Ocean Reef, WA

96km/h

Neptune Island, SA

116km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
-

0.2mm last hr

Coldstream Comparison, Vic
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

47.4mm

Bickley, WA
Avg: Rec:

16.0mm

Esperance Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.8mm

Yarragon South, Vic
Avg: Rec:
- -

36.0mm

Pemberton, 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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