Fairfax Media Network

Australian Weather

Qld
Tue 19:01 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A monsoon trough and Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred are generating some storms and heavy rain over northern QLD. A trough is causing a few storms over northern and southern parts of WA. A high pressure system is bringing calmer conditions across VIC, TAS, NSW and southern QLD

State Weather

Click for state forecasts

Queensland Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales/ACT Victoria Tasmania

National Synoptic

synoptic

Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.0 21 27

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
20.1 13 34

Windy

Brisbane
 
25.9 22 31

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
19.6 12 26

Increasing sunshine

Adelaide
 
25.2 22 29

Windy

Canberra
 
17.7 12 33

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
14.4 12 29

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
29.3 26 33

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Cyclonic rain brings crocodiles 250 metres from homes in Queensland's gulf

18:50 EDT

While many Gulf of Carpentaria residents rejoiced at the thorough drenching , others are glancing over their shoulders with a sense of fear.

Sparks fly for southern parts of WA overnight

12:21 EDT

An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.

Canberra's coldest February morning on record

09:58 EDT

The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02

39.2°C

Marble Bar, WA
Hottest

42.8°C

Walgett Ap, NSW/ACT

41.0°C

Gascoyne Junction, WA

42.5°C

Eneabba, WA

48.7°C

Yeelirrie, WA

6.7°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-1.5°C

Mt Buller, Vic

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-1.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

SW 61km/h

Forrest, WA
Windiest

100km/h

Murrurundi Gap, NSW/ACT

112km/h

Centre Island, NT

112km/h

Centre Island, NT
-

13.6mm last hr

Red Rocks Point, WA
Wettest

183.2mm

Borroloola, NT

211.4mm

Centre Island, NT

214.0mm

Sweers Island, Qld

214.0mm

Sweers Island, Qld
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 35.0°C at
Moomba Ap, SA in 2004
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 907.0mm at
Crohamhurst, Qld in 1893
Display Your Local Weather