Australian Weather

Qld
Fri 16:37 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Tropical Cyclone Oma is over the Coral Sea, generating hazardous surf, gales and showers on the northern NSW and QLD coasts. Troughs are triggering showers and storms in parts of central QLD, the northern tropics and WA. Onshore winds are bringing showers to eastern NSW.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.6 20 24

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
19.8 14 25

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
29.4 22 29

Windy

Perth
 
25.6 16 27

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
31.6 18 34

Sunny

Canberra
 
23.8 10 27

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
18.6 13 19

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
33.1 28 34

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Cyclone Oma weakens but impacts still expected along Queensland coast

16:47 EDT

People are being warned not to risk their lives by going to southern Queensland beaches this weekend with Tropical Cyclone Oma whipping up wild wind and surf.

Townsville man charged after flood-ravaged homes in Idalia stripped of $80,000 in goods

16:41 EDT

Police have charged a man with stealing up to $80,000 worth of goods from homes affected by the north Queensland floods.

Farmers 'insulted' and feel ignored by Victorian Government's latest drought assistance

15:33 EDT

Farmers are disappointed and say Victoria's Agriculture Minister is "naive" and "out of touch" as she announced additional drought relief for the state's farmers, which excludes municipal rate relief.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 19/02 Wed 20/02 Thu 21/02

43.5°C

Telfer Ap, WA
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Hottest

46.4°C

Kintore, NT
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44.2°C

Paraburdoo Ap, WA
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43.8°C

McArthur River, NT
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47.3°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
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8.3°C

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

1.2°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Avg: Rec:

0.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

0.8°C

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

-3.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

SSW 75km/h

Cape Byron, NSW/ACT
Windiest

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

114km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

112km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld
-

4.2mm last hr

Nhulunbuy Ap, NT
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

49.0mm

Upper 17 Mile Creek, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

50.0mm

Olney Forest, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

165.6mm

Mt Seaview, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

166.0mm

Mt Seaview, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
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 35.1°C at
Wittenoom, WA in 2015
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 907.0mm at
Crohamhurst, Qld in 1893
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