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National Summary

A trough extending from WA to NSW is drawing very hot winds cross central Australia, QLD and NSW. A low pressure region is triggering showers and storms over the tropics, mainly WA. A front is bringing cool winds to the southern mainland coastline, TAS and up the NSW coast.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
25.1 21 23

Cloudy

Melbourne
 
19.4 12 26

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
31.5 25 32

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
32.4 15 26

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
26.0 19 37

Late thunder

Canberra
 
31.6 13 28

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
18.0 10 18

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
28.2 26 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Queensland weather: Heatwave conditions to hit state's south over next four days

17:18 EDT

Heatwave conditions have scorched southern Queensland today for a second time in just over a week, with paramedics preparing for another spike in heat-related cases.

Kimberley flooding: Warnings ignored as wild weather lashes WA's north

14:54 EDT

Authorities are growing frustrated with people continuing to drive across fast-moving creek crossings, as hundreds of millimetres of rain swells river catchments across WA's north.

Water sports ramp up on Central Australian cattle station after heavy rainfall

12:33 EDT

Being able to enjoy water sports on an outback cattle station is not something that happens very often, especially in the desert.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 15/01 Mon 16/01 Tue 17/01

43.1°C

Marree Ap, SA
Hottest

43.9°C

Peak Hill, NSW/ACT

43.4°C

Ballera Gas Field, Qld

46.0°C

Wilcannia Ap, NSW/ACT

46.9°C

Wanaaring, NSW/ACT

5.5°C

Mt Read, Tas
Coldest

2.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

3.4°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

2.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-1.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

SW 61km/h

Gabo Island, Vic
Windiest

98km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

100km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

111km/h

Parkes Ap, NSW/ACT
-

1.2mm last hr

Rabbit Flat, NT
Wettest

173.0mm

Rocky Point Sugar Mill, Qld

98.8mm

Laverton Ap, WA

78.6mm

Low Isles, Qld

79.0mm

Low Isles, Qld
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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