Australian Weather

Qld
Tue 10:39 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A broad region of low pressure across QLD, the NT and northern WA is causing the odd thundery shower. Onshore winds in the south are bringing the shower to western TAS and to southeastern parts of VIC and NSW later. A trough is directing heat over eastern Qld.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
27.0 22 30

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
18.7 14 20

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
30.4 21 33

Sunny

Perth
 
24.4 18 34

Sunny

Adelaide
 
21.7 15 23

Increasing sunshine

Canberra
 
27.4 16 32

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
18.4 11 19

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
31.7 26 33

Mostly sunny

Weather News

All eyes on Tropical Cyclone Oma

11:36 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Oma is quickly becoming one of the most talked about cyclone's of the season.

Cyclone Oma threatens Queensland's southern coastline after the same system inundated the state's north

11:18 EDT

The system which brought such devastating, a fortnight ago is refusing to go away.

UNICEF combines drought stories of country kids to warn of worsening rural stress

08:37 EDT

Children in drought-ravaged parts of Australia have described missing the colour green and having to kill malnourished animals before school, as part of a new project that also warns some country kids are near breaking point.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 16/02 Sun 17/02 Mon 18/02

39.7°C

Kintore, NT
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

47.3°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

45.4°C

Paraburdoo Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

45.0°C

Kintore, NT
Avg: Rec:

47.3°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

3.5°C

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

1.0°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

3.7°C

Lake St Clair, Tas
Avg: Rec:

1.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-3.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

NNE 74km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

124km/h

Broome Ntc, WA

101km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

116km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

76.0mm

Mutarnee, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

74.2mm

Kimba, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

33.8mm

Jabiru Ap, NT
Avg: Rec:

34.0mm

Jabiru Ap, NT
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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