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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A broad low pressure trough is triggering showers and thunderstorms in the NT, QLD, NSW, eastern VIC and TAS, some intense. A trough in WA is drawing warm winds to the state's west as a front helps bring a cooler change to the west coast. A high is clearing showers in SA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
18.7 18 24

Possible thunderstorm

Melbourne
 
17.5 14 21

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
20.6 19 26

Possible shower

Perth
 
17.9 14 18

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
12.7 12 21

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
15.9 11 24

Possible shower

Hobart
 
14.7 13 22

Showers

Darwin
 
27.2 25 32

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Royal storms not unwelcome in Dubbo

14:35 EDT

Rain and thunderstorms that disrupted Meghan and Harry's royal visit to Dubbo on Wednesday weren't all bad news.

Rain brings some relief but adds to despair in parts of New South Wales

13:58 EDT

Spring rain has brought a sense of relief to some farmers in parts of New South Wales who have been battling drought conditions.

Rain returning to NSW in October

10:18 EDT

There has been a remarkable change in the weather across NSW during October, with some drought-weary areas of the state receiving their heaviest rain so far this year.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 14/10 Mon 15/10 Tue 16/10

34.2°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

42.7°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.4°C

Kalumburu, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

51.0°C

Horsham Ap, Vic
Avg: Rec:

5.2°C

Mt Buller, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-0.7°C

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

1.9°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

0.6°C

Eyre, WA
Avg: Rec:

-6.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

NNW 42km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA
Windiest

107km/h

Mt Crawford, SA

105km/h

Mt Crawford, SA

183km/h

Horsham Ap, Vic
-

10.6mm last hr

Bankstown Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

152.2mm

Lower Springbrook, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

173.4mm

Lower Springbrook, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

91.4mm

Upper Waterhouse, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

75.0mm

Penrith, 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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