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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Troughs are bringing patchy light rain to the WA interior, SA, TAS and western VIC and only the odd shower and storm in eastern QLD and the tropics. A broad high is allowing patches of fog to burn off in NSW and VIC, turning it into a mostly sunny day in NSW with gentle winds.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
15.2 14 26

Sunny

Melbourne
 
12.5 11 21

Late shower

Brisbane
 
16.2 15 25

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
15.4 13 23

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
15.8 16 28

Possible shower

Canberra
 
6.5 5 24

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
12.7 11 19

Possible shower

Darwin
 
24.7 26 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Tornadoes in Queensland: Does the Wide Bay region rival the US for the frequency of twisters?

06:51 EDT

Lexly Black still remembers the night in 1992 when her house near Bundaberg in southern Queensland was ripped apart by one of Australia's strongest tornadoes.

BOM warning in south-east Queensland forecasts damaging hail and wind

01:45 EDT

Intense hail has hit the Toowoomba region, blanketing the ground, as thunderstorms sweep across south-east Queensland.

The Storms in Sydney on Sunday

14:23 EDT

Parts of the Sydney skyline were lit up by lightening yesterday, as a low pressure trough triggered thunderstorms.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 21/10 Sun 22/10 Mon 23/10

30.9°C

Telfer Ap, WA
Hottest

44.4°C

Marble Bar, WA

42.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

42.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

45.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

4.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-2.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-3.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
 

-5.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

NW 44km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

81km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

79km/h

Forrest, WA
-

0.4mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

102.0mm

Archer River, Qld

37.0mm

Katoomba, NSW/ACT
 

389.0mm

Makowata, Qld
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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