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Sun 10:03 WST
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National Summary

A low pressure system and as associated trough over WA and the Top End is generating showers and storms. A low pressure trough is moving away from northern QLD allowing showers to ease. A high is driving a few showers over VIC whilst keeping elsewhere mostly dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.7 13 22

Late shower

Melbourne
 
15.4 12 16

Showers

Brisbane
 
24.8 15 26

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
28.3 17 26

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
18.4 10 19

Mostly cloudy

Canberra
 
17.0 5 20

Late shower

Hobart
 
21.4 11 18

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
31.3 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

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Storms strike southwest WA

11:43 EDT

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Police divers find two bodies in sunken Queensland fishing trawler recovery mission

00:01 EDT

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 19/10 Fri 20/10 Sat 21/10

41.1°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Hottest

45.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

44.6°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

44.0°C

Marble Bar, WA

45.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

3.9°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Coldest

-0.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-4.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-2.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-5.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

NNW 62km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

98km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
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0.2mm last hr

Coldstream Comparison, Vic
Wettest

84.6mm

Mingela, Qld

71.6mm

Mt Seaview, NSW/ACT

44.0mm

Palmerville, Qld

44.4mm

Palmerville, Qld
Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.9°C at
Port Hedland Ap, WA in 2002
Lowest -5.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1972
Highest 32.7°C at
Old Halls Creek, WA in 1900
Lowest -12.0°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 2006
Highest 551.2mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1914
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