Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A deep low & trough are generating gusty winds, showers & alpine snow in southeast NSW & eastern VIC. A cold front is bringing a burst of brisk wind & showers to TAS. A high is causing showery winds to ease in SA & clear in southern WA & sending dry, gusty winds to the north.

State Weather

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Queensland Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales/ACT Victoria Tasmania

National Synoptic

synoptic

Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
11.5 10 19

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
11.8 9 15

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
12.9 9 21

Sunny

Perth
 
11.0 5 20

Sunny

Adelaide
 
12.0 10 15

Possible shower

Canberra
 
6.9 3 14

Cloudy

Hobart
 
8.9 6 14

Cloudy

Darwin
 
27.1 21 33

Sunny

Weather News

Does windy weather affect your mood?

13:24 EST

It's super windy in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra this Wednesday, and pretty breezy in most other capitals too, with the exception of Perth and Darwin where winds are relatively light.

Katanning in mourning after body of A Jit Khan found more than a week after flood tragedy

07:39 EST

The Katanning community is mourning the loss of a father-of-three whose body has been found more than a week after he went missing in floodwaters.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 01/08 Mon 02/08 Tue 03/08

29.1°C

Jabiru, NT
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

39.0°C

Doongan, WA
Avg: Rec:

38.7°C

Doongan, WA
Avg: Rec:

36.5°C

Jabiru, NT
Avg: Rec:

39.0°C

Doongan, WA
Avg: Rec:

-2.1°C

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

-9.1°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-3.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-5.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-17.8°C

SYOWA, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -

SW 66km/h

Cape Grim, Tas
Windiest

114km/h

Rottnest Island, WA

107km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

114km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
-

0.6mm last hr

Portland Airport, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

34.2mm

North Walpole, WA
Avg: Rec:

56.0mm

Meldrum, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

74.9mm

Tumut, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

31.0mm

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
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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