Fairfax Media Network

Australian Weather

WA
Sun 10:39 WST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A series of low pressure systems and troughs are triggering thunderstorms over tropical QLD, the upper NT and WA. A trough and onshore winds over eastern and northern NSW are generating rain and thunderstorms, some severe. A trough is dragging a hot airmass over much of WA.

State Weather

Click for state forecasts

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

National Synoptic

synoptic

Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.8 20 23

Showers increasing

Melbourne
 
27.2 13 28

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
29.5 22 30

Possible shower

Perth
 
28.9 18 30

Sunny

Adelaide
 
24.9 13 29

Sunny

Canberra
 
22.9 12 23

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
21.1 11 24

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
32.3 26 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Adelaide to welcome autumn with heatwave

13:05 EDT

After a respite from intense summer heat over the last couple of weeks, Adelaide is set to sizzle once again.

Warmer seas give east coast rain a helping hand

15:19 EDT

If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.

Thunderstorms light up the Sydney night sky

13:18 EDT

Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 23/02 Fri 24/02 Sat 25/02

41.4°C

Windorah, Qld
Hottest

43.0°C

Ballera Gas Field, Qld

42.8°C

Port Hedland Ap, WA

42.2°C

Port Hedland Ap, WA

48.7°C

Yeelirrie, WA

10.9°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

1.8°C

Liawenee, Tas

-0.6°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

0.5°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

SE 46km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld
Windiest

103km/h

Mardie, WA

75km/h

Solomon Ap, WA

77km/h

Maningrida Ap, NT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

134.1mm

Blue Rock Reservoir, Vic

170.2mm

Innisfail, Qld

60.0mm

Albion Park, NSW/ACT

60.0mm

Albion Park, NSW/ACT
Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie, WA in 1998
Lowest -2.7°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 35.0°C at
Moomba Ap, SA in 2004
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 907.0mm at
Crohamhurst, Qld in 1893
Display Your Local Weather