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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low and associated cold front are generating a few showers and gusty winds about eastern VIC, southeast NSW and TAS. Onshore winds with a high pressure system is triggering isolated showers about the tropical QLD coast. A high is keeping elsewhere mostly dry.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
18.1 10 21

Late shower

Melbourne
 
10.9 6 13

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
20.9 11 27

Sunny

Perth
 
11.2 5 20

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
11.4 6 14

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
15.1 1 16

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
10.7 3 13

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
25.7 19 32

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Menindee jujube and grape growers halt season, while citrus hangs on amid drought and poor water conditions

08:19 EST

Tony Lombardo and his brother Charlie have been growing fruit and vegetables on their land in Menindee for decades.

The Gympie Country Music Muster is getting naked to 'strip away' mental health's stigma

07:21 EST

Not many music festivals would encourage fans to get naked for their event, but the Gympie Music Muster in south-east Queensland is doing just that.

A wet week on the way for much of eastern NSW

13:57 EST

A trough and possible cut-off low will bring welcome rain for much of eastern NSW next week.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 22/08 Fri 23/08 Sat 24/08

29.7°C

Coconut Island, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

34.7°C

Kangaroo Flats, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

35.6°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

37.0°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

37.9°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

-3.5°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-10.3°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-9.0°C

Cooma, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-6.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-12.5°C

Glen Innes Ag, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

WNW 53km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

103km/h

Green Cape, NSW/ACT

103km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

120km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
-

0.2mm last hr

Innisfail Aerodrome, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

930.0mm

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

19.4mm

Oake Marsh Farm, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -

27.0mm

Scotts Peak Dam, Tas
Avg: Rec:

27.2mm

Scotts Peak Dam, Tas
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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