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National Summary

A trough is triggering lingering showers and the odd storm over eastern QLD and northeastern NSW. Another front crossing the interior ahead of a front is bringing showers and storms to southern SA. Cold air in the wake of the front is generating isolated showers over southern WA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.6 18 27

Late thunder

Melbourne
 
25.3 12 18

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
21.4 17 28

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
17.2 11 21

Possible shower

Adelaide
 
15.7 11 19

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
21.7 11 24

Late thunder

Hobart
 
17.2 13 17

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
30.8 26 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Severe weather warning issued as dust storms and strong winds hit South Australia

18:24 EDT

Dust storms are blowing across parts of South Australia as more severe weather crosses the state, prompting warning messages from emergency services.

Flooded out of home, Lismore resident falls victim to 'fake invoice' fraud amid repairs

15:22 EDT

2017 started out as a good year for Jo Groves — in January she and her 14-year-old daughter moved into the home she had painstakingly renovated in Lismore in northern New South Wales.

October rain already exceptional for some

13:08 EDT

Many areas of Australia have seen a remarkable shift in the weather during October.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 16/10 Wed 17/10 Thu 18/10

38.1°C

Victoria River Downs, NT
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

43.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.0°C

Curtin Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

40.5°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

51.0°C

Horsham Ap, Vic
Avg: Rec:

7.8°C

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

0.6°C

Eyre, WA
Avg: Rec:

2.7°C

Yongala, SA
Avg: Rec:

3.0°C

Wandering, WA
Avg: Rec:

-6.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

SSE 59km/h

Port Augusta Ap, SA
Windiest

183km/h

Horsham Ap, Vic

103km/h

Dalwallinu, WA

96km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

91.4mm

Upper Waterhouse, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

682.0mm

Condobolin Ag, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

96.4mm

Mt Seaview, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

96.0mm

Mt Seaview, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.9°C at
Port Hedland Ap, WA in 2002
Lowest -5.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1972
Highest 32.7°C at
Old Halls Creek, WA in 1900
Lowest -12.0°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 2006
Highest 551.2mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1914
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