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National Summary

The monsoon trough across northern Australia is triggering areas of heavy rain and storms, heaviest along the QLD/NT border. Troughs over WA, SA, NSW and VIC are generating showers and thunderstorms. A high pressure ridge is keeping southeastern QLD mostly clear.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.4 22 30

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
19.4 17 23

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
24.7 22 32

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
21.8 21 32

Sunny

Adelaide
 
18.1 16 32

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
23.9 20 36

Possible shower

Hobart
 
17.1 14 24

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
24.4 24 29

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Videos

Weather News

Another heat feat in Western Sydney

17:36 EDT

Parts of Western Sydney are having an exceptionally hot start to the year, with Penrith just enduring its hottest four day spell in more than 20 years.

Lightning storm creates visual spectacular over Adelaide

10:09 EDT

After several days of searing heat, Adelaide has been hit by a thunderstorm that created a spectacular, late-night light show over parts of the city.

Australia's top equestrians reeling after drought forces cancellation of key event

07:42 EDT

The New South Wales Eventing State Championships have been called off after the Hunter Valley competition ground was deemed unsafe because of extremely dry conditions.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 20/01 Sun 21/01 Mon 22/01

33.3°C

Thargomindah Ap, Qld
Hottest

46.7°C

Pooncarie, NSW/ACT

47.0°C

Roxby Downs Ap, SA

47.0°C

Marree Ap, SA

50.0°C

Warracknabeal, Vic

5.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

5.0°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

9.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

22.0°C

Smoky Cape, NSW/ACT

-1.5°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

NW 64km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

107km/h

Paraburdoo Ap, WA

85km/h

Cape Wessel, NT

100km/h

Broome Ntc, WA
-

1.0mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

209.0mm

Bing Bong, NT

149.0mm

Ngayawili, NT

0.0mm

Smoky Cape, NSW/ACT

0.0mm

Smoky Cape, NSW/ACT
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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