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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough over the NT and QLD is generating showers and the odd thunderstorm. A front crossing WA into SA is bringing the odd light shower to coastal parts. Warm air is being drawn down into SA ahead of this front. A high in the southeast is keeping skies generally clear.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.3 14 23

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
9.4 9 28

Sunny

Brisbane
 
15.2 18 27

Possible shower

Perth
 
15.4 13 20

Cloudy

Adelaide
 
16.8 15 30

Cloud increasing

Canberra
 
10.5 6 25

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
9.5 9 24

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
28.0 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Severe storms bring damaging winds and hail to parts of south-east Queensland

23:19 EDT

Severe storms have lashed south-east Queensland, causing flash flooding and bringing down power lines and trees.

Another reminder summer isn't quite here yet

11:06 EDT

It's been a month of see-sawing temperatures for some this October, and the last few days are no different for Adelaide and Melbourne.

Stormy Saturday for the Southeast

11:00 EDT

Severe thunderstorms have developed across parts of New South Wales, bringing a lightshow over much of the state.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 19/10 Sat 20/10 Sun 21/10

30.1°C

Victoria River Downs, NT
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

40.4°C

Ngukurr, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

42.2°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

44.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

51.0°C

Horsham Ap, Vic
Avg: Rec:

0.0°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-1.0°C

Warracknabeal, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-4.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -
 

-6.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

NW 40km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

103km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

105km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

105km/h

Toowoomba Ap, Qld
-

0.8mm last hr

Albany Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

37.1mm

Stanthorpe, Qld
Avg: Rec:

662.0mm

Howard, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -
 

682.0mm

Condobolin Ag, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.9°C at
Port Hedland Ap, WA in 2002
Lowest -5.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1972
Highest 32.7°C at
Old Halls Creek, WA in 1900
Lowest -12.0°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 2006
Highest 551.2mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1914
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