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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A broad low pressure trough is triggering showers and thunderstorms in the NT, QLD and eastern NSW, some intense. A cold front is crossing the WA's southwest corner bringing showers and a cooler change. A high over SA is leading to a sunny and settled day.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.7 18 24

Possible thunderstorm

Melbourne
 
20.1 14 21

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
24.1 19 26

Possible shower

Perth
 
17.5 14 18

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
15.0 12 21

Drizzle clearing

Canberra
 
22.8 11 24

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
19.9 13 22

Possible thunderstorm

Darwin
 
30.8 25 32

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

BoM predicts more storms as Penrith hit with one month's rain in half an hour

13:51 EDT

The heavens opened hard and fast in western Sydney last night, with some areas receiving a month's worth of rain in half an hour.

Grazier's heartbreak watching rain pass him by

10:50 EDT

As the crow flies, pastoralists Lachlan Gall and Brendan Cullen live about 100 kilometres apart in the far west of New South Wales.

Stormy week continues in NSW

10:42 EDT

Severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued in NSW each day this week, with more dangerous storms likely to develop in central and northern parts of the state on Thursday.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 15/10 Tue 16/10 Wed 17/10

36.6°C

Richmond, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

43.4°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.0°C

Curtin Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

51.0°C

Horsham Ap, Vic
Avg: Rec:

4.6°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

1.9°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

0.6°C

Eyre, WA
Avg: Rec:

3.0°C

Yongala, SA
Avg: Rec:

-6.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

NW 66km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

105km/h

Mt Crawford, SA

183km/h

Horsham Ap, Vic

103km/h

Dalwallinu, WA
-

2.0mm last hr

Beerburrum, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

173.4mm

Lower Springbrook, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

91.4mm

Upper Waterhouse, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

75.0mm

Penrith, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

75.2mm

Penrith, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
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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