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Thu 23:18 EDT
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A pair of troughs and and embedded low are generating heavy rain and thunderstorms over SA, northern NSW, QLD, and western VIC, some severe. Another trough and low over WA is producing heavy rain and storms. Low pressure over the tropics is triggering thunderstorms.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.2 22 30

Late thunder

Melbourne
 
19.8 17 21

Rain

Brisbane
 
25.4 24 34

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
19.3 14 28

Sunny

Adelaide
 
24.7 20 26

Possible thunderstorm

Canberra
 
16.3 16 28

Clearing shower

Hobart
 
14.5 13 18

Rain clearing

Darwin
 
28.6 26 32

Possible thunderstorm

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Weather News

Severe weather warning for Tasmania's north-east, possible flash flooding

18:03 EDT

Severe weather predicted for Tasmania's north and east on Friday has prompted a public warning from emergency services.

Wet night ahead of Friday flood threat

15:00 EDT

Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.

Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

14:03 EDT

People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/01 Tue 17/01 Wed 18/01

38.8°C

Marree Ap, SA
Hottest

43.4°C

Ballera Gas Field, Qld

46.0°C

Wilcannia Ap, NSW/ACT

45.1°C

Penrith, NSW/ACT

46.9°C

Wanaaring, NSW/ACT

4.4°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

3.4°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

2.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-2.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

-2.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

E 55km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

100km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

111km/h

Parkes Ap, NSW/ACT

129km/h

Mudgee Ap, NSW/ACT
-

0.2mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

98.8mm

Laverton Ap, WA

78.6mm

Low Isles, Qld

134.8mm

Telfer Ap, WA

135.0mm

Telfer Ap, WA
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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