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Tue 15:50 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough over the NT, QLD and northern NSW, combined with a cold front crossing NSW, VIC and TAS, are generating widespread showers and thunderstorms, some severe. Onshore winds are bringing showers to parts of the east coast and southeastern SA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.0 17 23

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
21.8 20 23

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
24.1 18 25

Showers

Perth
 
26.3 8 26

Sunny

Adelaide
 
14.9 13 17

Possible shower

Canberra
 
23.1 11 24

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
22.0 13 26

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
31.0 26 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Drought aid: Where has the money been allocated and what difference is it making on-farm?

14:28 EDT

Billions of dollars in government aid, across all tiers, has gone to farmers during the drought this year.

Hail storm kills 400 kangaroos and 150 goats on properties in far-west New South Wales

13:56 EDT

A flash storm that ripped through parts of drought ravaged Far West New South Wales has left a trail of death and destruction for two grazier families.

Roll cloud and mammatus on show in southern Australia

13:48 EDT

Rain, thunderstorms and odd clouds have swept across South Australia and Victoria during the last 24 hours.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 13/10 Sun 14/10 Mon 15/10

42.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

41.1°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

42.7°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
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43.4°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

44.1°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

8.4°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-1.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-0.7°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

1.9°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-6.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

NNE 61km/h

Gabo Island, Vic
Windiest

88km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld

107km/h

Mt Crawford, SA

105km/h

Mt Crawford, SA
-

7.4mm last hr

Waiko, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

78.8mm

Mona Vale, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

152.2mm

Lower Springbrook, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

173.4mm

Lower Springbrook, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

62.0mm

Mt Seaview, 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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