Australian Weather

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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Tropical Cyclone Oma is over the Coral Sea, generating hazardous surf, gales and showers on the northern NSW and QLD coasts. Troughs are triggering showers and storms in parts of eastern QLD, the northern tropics and the WA interior. A high is clearing VIC, TAS and SA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.8 20 24

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
18.7 14 22

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
27.7 24 31

Possible shower

Perth
 
20.0 16 26

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
23.5 14 32

Sunny

Canberra
 
17.5 12 27

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
15.8 12 22

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
30.2 28 34

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Cyclone Oma weakens but impacts still expected along Queensland coast

09:57 EDT

A cyclone watch for the southern Queensland and northern New South Wales coast has been cancelled as Tropical Cyclone Oma weakens to a category one system.

Payday lenders 'preying' on natural disaster victims, financial counsellors say

06:34 EDT

An alarming number of natural disaster victims are turning to high-cost, short-finance — or pay day loans — to avoid going broke, financial counsellors say.

North Queensland flood survey finds more than half of people did not evacuate or have safety plan

06:16 EDT

More than half of the people affected by north Queensland's unprecedented flooding event chose not to evacuate and were not prepared, according to preliminary survey results.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 19/02 Wed 20/02 Thu 21/02

34.7°C

Lajamanu, NT
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Hottest

46.4°C

Kintore, NT
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44.2°C

Paraburdoo Ap, WA
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44.0°C

McArthur River, NT
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47.3°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
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6.3°C

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

1.2°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
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0.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

1.0°C

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

-3.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

SSE 72km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld
Windiest

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

114km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

112km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld
-
no rain last hr Wettest

49.0mm

Upper 17 Mile Creek, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

50.0mm

Olney Forest, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

165.6mm

Mt Seaview, NSW/ACT
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166.0mm

Mt Seaview, NSW/ACT
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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