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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough and front are generating patchy rain over southeast NSW. A broad region of low pressure across QLD, the NT and northern WA is causing a few thundery showers. Onshore winds in the south are bringing the shower to western TAS. A trough is directing heat over eastern Qld.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
23.6 22 26

Windy with showers

Melbourne
 
15.2 14 20

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
22.7 21 33

Sunny

Perth
 
15.9 18 34

Sunny

Adelaide
 
16.9 15 23

Increasing sunshine

Canberra
 
18.7 16 32

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
14.6 11 19

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
28.6 26 33

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Cyclone Oma threatens Queensland's southern coastline after the same system inundated the state's north

07:41 EDT

The system which brought such devastating, a fortnight ago is refusing to go away.

Fuel tanker explodes in outback Queensland on way to help flood relief effort

16:43 EDT

A tanker truck carrying fuel into flood-ravaged north western Queensland has exploded on the Landsborough Highway, west of Barcaldine in the state's central-west — but the driver survived unscathed.

Queensland graziers say cattle are too 'shell-shocked' after flooding to find food

13:55 EDT

Some cattle are so "shell-shocked" from the flooding that has hit Queensland's north-west that they cannot walk to reach grass, a grazier says.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 16/02 Sun 17/02 Mon 18/02

30.7°C

Kintore, NT
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

47.3°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

45.4°C

Paraburdoo Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

45.0°C

Wittenoom, WA
Avg: Rec:

47.3°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

2.3°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

1.0°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

3.7°C

Lake St Clair, Tas
Avg: Rec:
 

-3.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

WNW 81km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

124km/h

Broome Ntc, WA

101km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

116km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

1.6mm last hr

Cape Otway, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

76.0mm

Mutarnee, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

74.2mm

Kimba, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

2.0mm

Low Rocky Point, Tas
Avg: Rec:

506.0mm

Ingham, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -
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 35.1°C at
Wittenoom, WA in 2015
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 907.0mm at
Crohamhurst, Qld in 1893
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