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National Summary

A low and associated troughs over WA, the NT and QLD are generating widespread showers and thunderstorms. A trough and front in the southeast is leading to showers and thunderstorms over NSW, VIC and TAS. A high pressure ridge is keeping most of the interior dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
28.0 21 26

Showers

Melbourne
 
19.8 16 20

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
26.3 23 32

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
29.5 21 28

Thunderstorms

Adelaide
 
22.5 16 25

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
33.1 15 23

Showers easing

Hobart
 
21.1 11 17

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
27.8 26 32

Thunderstorms

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Weather News

Thunderstorms light up the Kimberley sky

17:30 EDT

A low over northern areas of Western Australia's Kimberley region is generating plenty of thunderstorms and areas of heavy rain over an already saturated landscape.

Queensland weather: Heavy rain eases across south-east, disaster package announced

15:13 EDT

After more than 24 hours of heavy rain across south-east Queensland, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has cancelled all severe weather warnings for the region, indicating the worst is over for the time being.

Trawler Dianne crew remembered by friends, family in Bundaberg ceremony

14:55 EDT

Family and friends of six men who died in a trawler accident off Queensland's coast have said a final goodbye at a memorial held at Bundaberg Marina in southern Queensland.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 21/02 Thu 22/02 Fri 23/02

40.3°C

Kintore, NT
Hottest

44.0°C

Urandangi, Qld

42.8°C

Tarcoola Ap, SA

43.5°C

Brunette Downs, NT

46.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

7.2°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-0.5°C

Liawenee, Tas

6.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

6.4°C

Jarrahwood, WA

-3.2°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

NW 64km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

83km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld

114km/h

Tarcoola Ap, SA

103km/h

Renmark Ap, SA
-

10.4mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

137.4mm

Maryborough, Qld

139.0mm

Goomboorian, Qld

164.0mm

Gold Coast, Qld

164.0mm

Gold Coast, 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 35.1°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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