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National Summary

A strong cold front is generating rain, storms & powerful winds in SA, southwestern NSW, western VIC & TAS while sending hot air over NSW & QLD. A trough is triggering a few storms over parts of the NT & northern WA. Onshore winds are directing showers to the south coast of WA.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
23.8 19 29

Windy

Melbourne
 
25.4 19 27

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
27.9 23 32

Increasing sunshine

Perth
 
14.3 7 24

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
18.7 17 21

Windy with showers

Canberra
 
21.7 12 35

Possible thunderstorm

Hobart
 
23.5 15 26

Windy with rain

Darwin
 
30.0 26 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Perth's coldest summer morning on record

09:43 EDT

As the sun rose over Western Australia on the first day of summer, it was feeling more like winter in Perth.

Weekend heatwave sent records tumbling in SA and NSW ? and it isn't over yet

08:22 EDT

Well, it's officially summer, although I'm sure many of you will contend that it arrived a few days ago.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 28/11 Sun 29/11 Mon 30/11

41.9°C

Bourke Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

48.0°C

Andamooka, SA
Avg: Rec:

46.5°C

Birdsville, Qld
Avg: Rec:

47.1°C

Birdsville, Qld
Avg: Rec:

42.2°C

Bourke Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

8.6°C

Dwellingup, WA
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

3.8°C

Salmon Gums, WA
Avg: Rec:

-13.8°C

Bulman, NT
Avg: Rec:

5.8°C

Mount Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:

5.8°C

Mount Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:

NNW 68km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
Windiest

157km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

116km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

100km/h

Alice Springs Ap, NT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

78.0mm

Adelaide River, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

62.0mm

Thorak, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

13.2mm

Port Pirie, SA
Avg: Rec:
- -

10.2mm

Clare, SA
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
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