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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure trough over QLD and NSW is triggering showers and storms, some severe.A deepening monsoon trough and embedded low is producing rain and storms, heavy over WA. A high in the south is bringing settled conditions to the south.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.6 22 26

Cloudy

Melbourne
 
17.1 13 23

Sunny

Brisbane
 
25.8 21 32

Sunny

Perth
 
24.6 19 37

Sunny

Adelaide
 
16.8 14 28

Sunny

Canberra
 
18.0 14 29

Mostly cloudy

Hobart
 
14.9 12 23

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
27.1 24 29

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Outback pilots deliver goods to remote NT communities and check properties as wet weather continues

18:19 EDT

Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.

NT weather: Crocs, floods, and food drops as Top End residents brace for more heavy rainfall

17:37 EDT

The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.

Darwin deluge as monsoon returns

16:02 EDT

The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 21/01 Sun 22/01 Mon 23/01

38.3°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld
Hottest

42.0°C

Murchison, WA

42.8°C

Bedourie, Qld

44.3°C

Hay Ap, NSW/ACT

48.0°C

Burketown Ap, Qld

3.3°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

0.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

4.4°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

4.4°C

Salmon Gums, WA

-2.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

NW 70km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

79km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

81km/h

Kalgoorlie, WA

150km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

4.4mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

85.0mm

Rosentreters Bridge, Qld

169.4mm

Ngayawili, NT

275.0mm

Labelle Downs, NT

209.0mm

Channel Point, NT
Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.7°C at
Mildura, Vic in 1906
Lowest 0.6°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 2012
Highest 36.9°C at
Warragul Vcah, Vic in 1964
Lowest -7.7°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1975
Highest 627.4mm at
Mackay, Qld in 1918
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