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National Summary

A monsoon trough with Tropical Cyclone Alfred are generating gusty storms and heavy showers over the Gulf of Carpentaria. A trough in the west is causing showers and storms over WA. A trough and embedded low is bringing cooler air and showers to VIC and TAS.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.3 16 27

Sunny

Melbourne
 
15.1 10 23

Sunny

Brisbane
 
23.8 22 30

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
19.9 16 22

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
14.3 12 31

Sunny

Canberra
 
7.6 5 27

Sunny

Hobart
 
12.8 10 21

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
27.9 27 33

Sunny

Videos

Weather News

Kimberley wet season causing havoc but creating tourism opportunities

21:33 EDT

WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

19:40 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02

32.5°C

Paraburdoo Ap, WA
Hottest

42.8°C

Walgett Ap, NSW/ACT

41.0°C

Gascoyne Junction, WA

39.0°C

Mandora, WA

48.7°C

Yeelirrie, WA

1.4°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-1.5°C

Mt Buller, Vic

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
 

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

WSW 57km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

100km/h

Murrurundi Gap, NSW/ACT

112km/h

Centre Island, NT

112km/h

Centre Island, NT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

183.2mm

Borroloola, NT

211.4mm

Centre Island, NT
 

290.0mm

Shoal Bay, NT
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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