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National Summary

A deepening monsoon trough across northern Australia is triggering areas of rain and storms. Another trough in the west is bringing showers and storms to WA. A trough in the east is causing a few showers and storms over southern SA, VIC and NSW, some severe.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
27.5 22 31

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
21.9 17 23

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
28.4 22 32

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
33.0 21 33

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
29.4 16 32

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
32.7 20 36

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
22.6 14 25

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
28.7 24 29

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Videos

Weather News

Another heat feat in Western Sydney

17:36 EDT

Parts of Western Sydney are having an exceptionally hot start to the year, with Penrith just enduring its hottest four day spell in more than 20 years.

Lightning storm creates visual spectacular over Adelaide

10:09 EDT

After several days of searing heat, Adelaide has been hit by a thunderstorm that created a spectacular, late-night light show over parts of the city.

Australia's top equestrians reeling after drought forces cancellation of key event

07:42 EDT

The New South Wales Eventing State Championships have been called off after the Hunter Valley competition ground was deemed unsafe because of extremely dry conditions.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 19/01 Sat 20/01 Sun 21/01

45.9°C

Marree Ap, SA
Hottest

50.0°C

Warracknabeal, Vic

46.7°C

Pooncarie, NSW/ACT

47.0°C

Roxby Downs Ap, SA

50.0°C

Warracknabeal, Vic

12.9°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

5.5°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

5.0°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

9.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-1.5°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

WSW 50km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

92km/h

Bedout Island, WA

107km/h

Paraburdoo Ap, WA

85km/h

Cape Wessel, NT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

130.6mm

Mount Bundey South, NT

209.0mm

Bing Bong, NT

149.0mm

Ngayawili, NT

149.0mm

Ngayawili, 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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