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National Summary

The monsoon trough across northern Australia is triggering areas of heavy rain and storms. A trough over WA is producing showers and storms in the states southwest. Another trough in the east is leading to showers and storms in NSW, VIC and SA. Elsewhere is clear under a high.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
25.7 22 30

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
22.5 17 23

Sunny

Brisbane
 
29.7 22 32

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
31.0 21 32

Sunny

Adelaide
 
29.4 16 32

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
36.2 20 36

Possible shower

Hobart
 
26.3 14 24

Sunny

Darwin
 
30.6 24 29

Rain

Videos

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15:58 EDT

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Braidwood farmers struggle with drought as dams dry up

15:55 EDT

Farmers in the New South Wales Southern Tablelands are in the middle of one of the driest summers in recent memory, and are facing tough choices about how to deal with bone-dry dams.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 20/01 Sun 21/01 Mon 22/01

46.1°C

Moomba Ap, SA
Hottest

46.7°C

Pooncarie, NSW/ACT

46.7°C

Roxby Downs Ap, SA

47.0°C

Marree Ap, SA

50.0°C

Warracknabeal, Vic

12.7°C

Mt Hartz, Tas
Coldest

5.0°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

9.3°C

Windy Harbour, WA

3.0°C

Liawenee, Tas

-1.5°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

NNW 59km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

107km/h

Paraburdoo Ap, WA

85km/h

Cape Wessel, NT

100km/h

Broome Ntc, WA
-

6.6mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

209.0mm

Bing Bong, NT

148.6mm

Ngayawili, NT

137.0mm

Centre Island, NT

137.0mm

Centre Island, NT
Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.7°C at
Mildura, Vic in 1906
Lowest 0.6°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 2012
Highest 36.9°C at
Warragul Vcah, Vic in 1964
Lowest -7.7°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1975
Highest 627.4mm at
Mackay, Qld in 1918
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