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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

The monsoon trough across northern Australia is triggering areas of heavy rain and thunderstorms. Troughs over NSW and WA are generating showers and thunderstorms, some severe. High pressure ridges are keeping southern QLD and southern SA mostly dry.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.9 22 29

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
17.1 15 25

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
24.0 22 31

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
26.3 20 32

Sunny

Adelaide
 
18.4 15 32

Sunny

Canberra
 
22.3 19 34

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
16.0 13 27

Sunny

Darwin
 
28.7 24 29

Rain

Videos

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Braidwood farmers struggle with drought as dams dry up

15:55 EDT

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 21/01 Mon 22/01 Tue 23/01

38.2°C

Newman Ap, WA
Hottest

46.7°C

Roxby Downs Ap, SA

47.0°C

Marree Ap, SA

46.0°C

Moomba Ap, SA

50.0°C

Warracknabeal, Vic

7.4°C

Liawenee, Tas
Coldest

9.3°C

Windy Harbour, WA

3.0°C

Liawenee, Tas
 

-1.5°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

E 51km/h

Frederick Rf, Qld
Windiest

85km/h

Cape Wessel, NT

100km/h

Broome Ntc, WA

105km/h

Norseman Ap, WA
-

4.2mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

148.6mm

Ngayawili, NT

137.0mm

Centre Island, NT
 

320.0mm

Hazelmere, Qld
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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