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National Summary

A trough from WA to the NT, QLD and northern NSW is generating showers and thunderstorms. Hot and dry winds remain over the southwest. A weak front is crossing TAS, bringing showers. Rain is easing the northeast as the low moves further offshore.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.8 18 23

Hazy

Melbourne
 
15.2 13 19

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
26.1 23 33

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
20.2 23 40

Sunny

Adelaide
 
17.7 13 25

Increasing sunshine

Canberra
 
17.7 11 29

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
13.9 12 18

Possible shower

Darwin
 
27.9 27 35

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Brisbane weather relief as storm brings six months' worth of rain in one night

08:20 EDT

Brisbane has had the most rain it's seen in six months overnight, with a major thunderstorm bringing more than 100 millimetres to some parts of the city.

Sydney's recovering property market boosts NSW Government, half-year review reports

08:08 EDT

Sydney's slowly recovering property market has helped ensure that the Berejiklian Government ends this year with a forecast surplus of $700 million, despite the mounting cost of the drought.

Renewable energy boosting one farmer's productivity as pilot program unveiled for central west NSW

07:23 EDT

Farmers in the New South Wales central west are being urged to consider hosting renewable energy sources on their properties as part of a pilot program in the region.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 09/12 Tue 10/12 Wed 11/12

35.3°C

Windorah, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -
Hottest

46.4°C

Pardoo, WA
Avg: Rec:

46.5°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld
Avg: Rec:

46.0°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld
Avg: Rec:

46.7°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

2.4°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

2.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

1.0°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

8.0°C

Maydena, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-4.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

W 59km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

109km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

83km/h

Batchelor Ap, NT

98km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

0.4mm last hr

Cape Grim, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

41.4mm

Marnhull, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

46.4mm

Kimbolton Range Station, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -

2.0mm

Maydena, Tas
Avg: Rec:

2.0mm

Maydena, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.5°C at
Birdsville Police Station, Qld in 1972
Lowest -0.8°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 2006
Highest 35.0°C at
Marble Bar, WA in 1902
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT in 1990
Highest 711.0mm at
Munglinup West, WA in 2010

Christmas Day Weather Forecast

20°C
28°C
Showers
Mostly cloudy. Showers. Fresh E'ly winds.
15°C
26°C
Clearing shower
Partly cloudy. Clearing shower. W/SW winds.
22°C
33°C
Showers
Partly cloudy. Showers. Fresh N/NE winds.
18°C
33°C
Mostly sunny
Mostly sunny. Fresh SE/SW winds.
17°C
28°C
Mostly sunny
Mostly sunny. SE/SW winds.
15°C
33°C
Showers
Partly cloudy. Showers. SE winds tending fresh NW.
12°C
21°C
Showers increasing
Mostly cloudy. Showers, mostly later. Fresh NW/SW winds.
26°C
34°C
Thunderstorms
Partly cloudy. Showers, chance storm. NW winds.
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