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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A broad low pressure trough is triggering showers and thunderstorms over QLD, NSW, TAS, and northern parts of WA and the NT. Some storms in the NT, QLD and NSW are severe. A cold front and trough crossing southwest WA is generating showers and thunderstorms.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.3 17 26

Increasing sunshine

Melbourne
 
19.5 13 27

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
22.6 18 27

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
16.8 11 19

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
20.5 14 29

Windy

Canberra
 
23.4 7 26

Sunny

Hobart
 
15.6 12 23

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
33.1 25 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

BoM predicts more storms as Penrith hit with one month's rain in half an hour

13:51 EDT

The heavens opened hard and fast in western Sydney last night, with some areas receiving a month's worth of rain in half an hour.

Grazier's heartbreak watching rain pass him by

10:50 EDT

As the crow flies, pastoralists Lachlan Gall and Brendan Cullen live about 100 kilometres apart in the far west of New South Wales.

Stormy week continues in NSW

10:42 EDT

Severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued in NSW each day this week, with more dangerous storms likely to develop in central and northern parts of the state on Thursday.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 15/10 Tue 16/10 Wed 17/10

40.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

43.4°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.0°C

Curtin Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

51.0°C

Horsham Ap, Vic
Avg: Rec:

5.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

1.9°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

0.6°C

Eyre, WA
Avg: Rec:

2.7°C

Yongala, SA
Avg: Rec:

-6.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

NNE 48km/h

Montague Is, NSW/ACT
Windiest

105km/h

Mt Crawford, SA

183km/h

Horsham Ap, Vic

103km/h

Dalwallinu, WA
-

57.6mm last hr

Noonamah, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

173.4mm

Lower Springbrook, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

91.4mm

Upper Waterhouse, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

75.2mm

Penrith, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

75.2mm

Penrith, 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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