Australian Weather

NSW/ACT
Mon 23:11 EDT
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Troughs are maintaining heat over much of Australia's interior and triggering showers and storms in WA, NT, SA, NSW and southeast QLD. Low pressure and tropical moisture are generating rain and storms in the northern tropics. Highs are keeping VIC and TAS dry and settled.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.8 22 30

Increasing sunshine

Melbourne
 
19.5 18 30

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
24.9 23 32

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
22.1 18 28

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
28.6 20 37

Sunny

Canberra
 
22.0 18 37

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
17.9 16 30

Sunny

Darwin
 
28.8 25 31

Thunderstorms

Weather News

Monsoon late to the date but now ready to dump on Darwin

19:15 EDT

Risks of a cyclone brewing over northern Australia are intensifying as the long-awaited monsoon finally descends on Darwin.

Tropical Cyclone potential increasing this week

17:32 EDT

The likelihood of tropical cyclone development will increase later this week as the monsoon trough descends over northern Australia.

Supermarket Coles begins hand-out of drought money levied on cheap milk

15:53 EDT

Supermarket giant Coles is going to start handing out the money it collected from a levy on milk it sold to customers.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 18/01 Sat 19/01 Sun 20/01

41.3°C

Paraburdoo Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

47.3°C

Wanaaring, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

46.3°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld
Avg: Rec:

46.8°C

Shark Bay Ap, WA
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49.1°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:

11.0°C

Warra, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

2.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

3.9°C

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

6.0°C

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

-0.5°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

S 46km/h

North Island, WA
Windiest

103km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

105km/h

Derby Ap, WA

94km/h

Narrabri Ap, NSW/ACT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

102.0mm

Tung Oil, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

44.8mm

Geriatric Park, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

76.8mm

Shoeing Tool Bore, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

62.0mm

Bathurst Ag, NSW/ACT
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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