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National Summary

A low pressure trough extending from NT over QLD to NSW is generating widespread showers and storms, some severe. Another trough over southwest WA is also triggering showers and storms, some severe. A high near TAS is directing a cool, mostly dry air mass over TAS, SA and VIC.

State Weather

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Queensland Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales/ACT Victoria Tasmania

National Synoptic

synoptic

Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.2 19 23

Rain clearing

Melbourne
 
16.0 15 26

Sunny

Brisbane
 
24.9 23 33

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
21.7 19 24

Thunderstorms clearing

Adelaide
 
15.0 13 28

Sunny

Canberra
 
13.8 11 20

Clearing shower

Hobart
 
12.8 10 22

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
27.7 25 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Canberra hit by heavy rain, flash flooding inundates homes

00:59 EDT

A deluge has brought parts of Canberra to a standstill and left some residents counting the cost as their homes flooded.

'Unusual' thunderstorm hits Perth's south, tearing off roofs, flooding homes

00:58 EDT

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services has attended dozens of call outs for storm damage in Perth's southern suburbs after a severe thunderstorm hit Rockingham.

Canberra cops a soaking

16:06 EDT

A low pressure trough has brought heavy rain and storms to Canberra and much of the ACT leading to flash flooding in some areas.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 23/02 Sat 24/02 Sun 25/02

31.0°C

Marble Bar, WA
Hottest

43.5°C

Brunette Downs, NT

42.3°C

Rabbit Flat, NT

40.0°C

Windorah, Qld

46.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

2.6°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

6.4°C

Jarrahwood, WA

1.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
 

-3.2°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

SE 51km/h

Cabramurra, NSW/ACT
Windiest

103km/h

Renmark Ap, SA

103km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

129km/h

Garden Island, WA
-

0.6mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

178.0mm

Springbrook, Qld

213.0mm

Lucinda Point, Qld
 

370.6mm

Broome Ap, WA
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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