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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A broad low pressure trough is producing showers and storms over NSW, eastern VIC and southern QLD. A separate region of low pressure is also producing isolated showers and storms over northern QLD, the NT and northern WA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.2 21 28

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
18.3 16 27

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
23.6 21 30

Possible shower

Perth
 
23.3 19 33

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
19.5 16 34

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
18.4 15 31

Late shower

Hobart
 
16.1 15 26

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
25.7 26 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Heavy hailstorms hit Queanbeyan and south Canberra

19:06 EDT

Backyards in Queanbeyan and parts of Canberra have been covered with "golf-ball sized" hailstones and the roof of a supermarket has partially collapsed after a storm hit the region.

Drought scheme helping western Qld contractors secure work raises $90,000

18:36 EDT

A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.

Clearest skies since spring fine-tune rare planet event

15:51 EDT

Much of southeastern Australia is experiencing its sunniest week since spring and skies have been staying clear at night, effectively giving planet gazers a fine-tuned view of a rare feature.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 08/02 Tue 09/02 Wed 10/02

37.2°C

Mount Magnet, WA
Hottest

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap, WA

45.6°C

Nyang, WA

46.4°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

47.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

7.7°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

2.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

5.5°C

Corryong Airport, Vic

3.6°C

Liawenee, Tas

-0.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

SE 50km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld
Windiest

90km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

87km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

70km/h

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld
-
no rain last hr Wettest

94.0mm

Menavale, Qld

84.6mm

Palmerville, Qld

895.6mm

Sheoaks, Vic

90.2mm

Normanton, 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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