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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure trough is generating showers and isolated thunderstorms over the QLD coast. A second trough over northern WA, the NT and the Cape York Peninsula is generating thundery showers. Cloud with a trough and front crossing the southeast is producing cool showers.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.4 21 31

Sunny

Melbourne
 
18.2 17 23

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
20.9 21 32

Possible shower

Perth
 
20.3 15 33

Sunny

Adelaide
 
16.4 16 25

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
17.4 17 33

Sunny

Hobart
 
14.8 14 21

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
28.8 28 35

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 11/02 Fri 12/02 Sat 13/02

31.9°C

Meekatharra Ap, WA
Hottest

47.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

47.8°C

Mardie, WA

45.0°C

Telfer Ap, WA

47.8°C

Mardie, WA

4.6°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

4.4°C

Lake St Clair, Tas

6.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
 

-0.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

NW 81km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

75km/h

Kalgoorlie, WA

81km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld

100km/h

Rockhampton Ap, Qld
-
no rain last hr Wettest

79.0mm

Horn Island, Qld

181.4mm

Coconut Island, Qld
 

895.6mm

Sheoaks, Vic
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
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