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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A cold front moving over the southeast is bringing a cool change for VIC and TAS. Hot air moving ahead of this trough will remain over inland parts of NSW. Brisk winds is bringing a cooler day for southern parts of WA and SA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
26.7 21 31

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
23.2 17 23

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
26.3 21 32

Possible shower

Perth
 
31.0 15 32

Sunny

Adelaide
 
23.5 16 25

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
31.4 17 33

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
26.9 14 21

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
31.4 28 35

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 10/02 Thu 11/02 Fri 12/02

45.1°C

Learmonth, WA
Hottest

46.4°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

47.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

47.8°C

Mardie, WA

47.8°C

Mardie, WA

11.0°C

Mt Read, Tas
Coldest

3.6°C

Liawenee, Tas

4.4°C

Lake St Clair, Tas

6.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-0.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

SSE 59km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld
Windiest

70km/h

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld

75km/h

Kalgoorlie, WA

81km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld
-
no rain last hr Wettest

895.6mm

Sheoaks, Vic

79.0mm

Horn Island, Qld

181.4mm

Coconut Island, Qld

181.4mm

Coconut Island, Qld
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 35.0°C at
Moomba Ap, SA in 2004
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 907.0mm at
Crohamhurst, Qld in 1893
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