Australian Weather

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Sat 16:05 EDT
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Low pressure troughs extending across WA, the NT and into central QLD are triggering the showers and isolated storms, mainly to the Top End and tropical QLD. A weak trough is producing the odd shower for TAS. High pressure is keeping elsewhere mostly dry.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
25.6 21 27

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
21.9 15 25

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
28.6 21 30

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
27.4 18 31

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
30.9 15 31

Sunny

Canberra
 
28.2 12 29

Sunny

Hobart
 
20.1 15 23

Possible shower

Darwin
 
28.5 26 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Western Australia continuing to swelter this summer

13:02 EDT

The highest mean maximum temperature ever was recorded for WA this January, with hot temperatures looking to continue for the remainder of summer.

Volunteers drop fodder, supplies by helicopter in fight to save surviving cattle from floods

10:59 EDT

Amid the ongoing flood crisis in north-west Queensland, an army of volunteers and small businesses is making a difference in the fight to save surviving cattle from starvation.

'Climate-change refugees' quit mainland farming in search of greener pastures in Tasmania

06:25 EDT

This week, farmers in parts of western Queensland saw their stock drown and die from exposure in disastrous flood conditions which .

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 13/02 Thu 14/02 Fri 15/02

47.1°C

Mardie, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

45.5°C

Lajamanu, NT
Avg: Rec:

44.0°C

Brunette Downs, NT
Avg: Rec:

45.0°C

Brunette Downs, NT
Avg: Rec:

47.1°C

Mardie, WA
Avg: Rec:

10.6°C

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-2.7°C

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

2.5°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Avg: Rec:

4.5°C

Ararat, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-3.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

S 51km/h

Frederick Rf, Qld
Windiest

125km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

109km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

79km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld
-

3.0mm last hr

Palmerville, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

41.5mm

Beamesbrook, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

32.4mm

Newman Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

34.0mm

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

32.0mm

Halls Creek, WA
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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