Australian Weather

WA
Thu 17:14 WST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough is generating unseasonably warm gusty winds, showers & storms in Australia's northwest & centre & in SA. A front is bringing brisk winds & showers to southern WA. Highs are causing wind to ease & showers to clear in WA's west & are keeping elsewhere generally dry.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
13.0 10 21

Sunny

Melbourne
 
10.4 9 21

Late shower

Brisbane
 
16.3 11 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
13.7 8 18

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
22.0 16 22

Possible shower

Canberra
 
9.0 1 19

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
9.4 4 17

Late shower

Darwin
 
29.1 24 34

Sunny

Weather News

Damaging winds loom for southeastern Australia

13:30 EST

A strong cold front will cause damaging winds in parts of Victoria on Friday, with more dangerous winds on the way for southeastern Australia this weekend.

Perth having a chilly day with temps more like Canberra or Hobart

11:57 EST

Earlier this week, we told you how for part of Tuesday afternoon, Sydney was Australia's coldest capital city, which was an unusual situation for winter or early spring – and Perth is in similar territory today.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 13/09 Tue 14/09 Wed 15/09

37.7°C

Fitzroy Crossing, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

39.9°C

Wyndham Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

40.5°C

Wyndham Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

40.5°C

McArthur River, NT
Avg: Rec:

40.5°C

Wyndham Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

-1.4°C

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

-9.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-6.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-4.5°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-13.3°C

SYOWA, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -

SW 55km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA
Windiest

90km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT

105km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

94km/h

Ocean Reef, WA
-

1.4mm last hr

Cape Leeuwin, WA
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

57.8mm

Hopetoun, WA
Avg: Rec:

61.2mm

Careys Peak, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

39.0mm

Mt Solus, WA
Avg: Rec:

48.0mm

Karnet, WA
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
West Roebuck, WA in 2003
Lowest -6.2°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 1995
Highest 30.0°C at
Warmun, WA in 2016
Lowest -16.7°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1970
Highest 370.3mm at
Burdekin, Qld in 1890
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