Australian Weather

NSW/ACT
Sun 14:03 EDT
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough stretching across WA into the NT and QLD is causing a few showers and storms. A broad area of low pressure over the tropics is causing the odd shower and storm. A trough extending down from QLD into NSW is generating a few showers and storms, mainly northeast.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
26.2 21 25

Cloudy

Melbourne
 
21.5 16 24

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
31.5 21 33

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
41.3 23 41

Sunny

Adelaide
 
30.9 16 33

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
30.3 15 34

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
25.3 15 27

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
32.5 25 33

Possible thunderstorm

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15:03 EDT

After escaping the worst of the heatwave that has scorched eastern Australia this month, the mercury is on the rise in southwestern parts of Western Australia.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 17/01 Fri 18/01 Sat 19/01

44.9°C

Shark Bay Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

48.2°C

Tibooburra Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

47.3°C

Wanaaring, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

46.3°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld
Avg: Rec:

49.1°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:

12.9°C

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

6.5°C

Jarrahwood, WA
Avg: Rec:

2.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

4.0°C

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

-0.5°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

N 72km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

100km/h

Broome Ntc, WA

103km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

105km/h

Derby Ap, WA
-
no rain last hr Wettest

83.7mm

Anna Plains, WA
Avg: Rec:

102.0mm

Tung Oil, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

41.0mm

Coconut Island, Qld
Avg: Rec:

47.4mm

Burketown Ap, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.7°C at
Oodnadatta Ap, SA in 1960
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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